Christmas Borscht

32 oz Beets, diced canned

3 c Water

1 Celery stalk

1 Carrot, quartered

1 Bay leaf

1 Garlic clove, peeled

1/4 ts Peppercorns, whole

1/4 ts Salt

1 tb Lemon juice

1 ts Sugar

1 Dairy sour cream or dill

-sprigs Drain beetsm reserving liquid. Set beets aside. In a large saucepan combine beet liquid, water, celery, carrot, bay leaf, garlic, peppercorns and salt. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes. Remove vsegetables and seasonings with a slotted spoon. Stir in reserved diced beets, lemon juice and sugar. Continue cooking 10 minutes or until heated through. Serve topped with sour cream and/or dill sprigs. Makes 8 servings. Tops Grocery Store Ad flyer. November 12, 1991 Polish Christmas Eve”

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