Sour beetroot soup

This beetroot soup is a sour and hot version, a pretty good combination even for summer. I am using the Romanian bors for making it sour (, but lemon juice can work just as well. It is very fast to make, healthy and refreshing!

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Servings: 4
Cooking time: 20 min
Difficulty: easy


  • 4 boiled beetroots
  • 2 stalks of celery
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 small red pepper
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 lemon
  • sour cream
  • parsley or lovage
  • salt to taste


  1. In a pot pour 1-2 tbsp of oil and start sauteing the onion, carrots, pepper and celery and add the tomatoes at the end (preferably without the skin). Saute for 5 min.
  2. Add 1 l of water and bring it to a boil.
  3. Pour in the cut beetroot and let it simmer on medium fire for 5-7 min. At this point add the salt, too.
  4. Add the sour choice (lemon juice or bors) and the parsley (or lovage).
  5. Serve hot with a couple of teaspoons of sour cream.