Chilled Borscht


  • 2 cups canned beets with liquid
  • 4 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon grated onion or 1/2 teaspoon dried onion flakes
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 6 tablespoons Mock Sour Cream or plain low fat yogurt plus extra for garnish


  1. Put all ingredients in blender until smooth and creamy. If blender will not hold entire amount at one time, add everything except 1 cup water.
  2. Pour off some of blended mixture, add remaining water and blend.
  3. Pour entire mixture into large pitcher and chill thoroughly.
  4. Serve with Mock Sour Cream or yogurt.

Makes 1 1/4 quarts.

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