This classic Russian beet soup is delicious hot or cold and its main ingredients – cabbage and beats – are major breast cancer fighting foods.
2 cups shredded fresh beets
1 cup shredded carrots
1 cup chopped onion
2 cups water
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cans or fresh (14-1/2 ounces each) beef broth or vegetable broth
1 cup shredded cabbage
1 tablespoon lemon juice
In a saucepan, bring the beets, carrots, onion, water and salt to a boil.
Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
Add broth, cabbage and butter; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes.
Just before serving, stir in lemon juice.
Top each serving with a dollop of yogurt and dill, if desired.
Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).
Per serving: 45 calories, 0 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein
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