green borscht
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Green Borscht

Servings: 8
Calories: 197kcal


  • 5 potatoes I use yellow potatoes
  • 3-4 chicken thighs bone-in preferable
  • 1 cup spinach chopped (if you have sorrel, use it instead. It’s better in this soup)
  • 3 large eggs boiled
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley chopped (Italian or regular)
  • 1/3 cup fresh dill chopped
  • 1/3 cup green onion chopped * when you chop the onion, separate the green and white parts (you will need both)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-2 bay leaves fresh or dry
  • 1 quart water 4 cups


  • Fill up a pot with water (about four cups). Add in the chicken and bay leaf. Put in 1/2 Tablespoon of salt. Boil for 30 minutes. Strain boiled chicken into a bowl, transfer the water back into the pot, and put the chicken pieces aside.
  • Add peeled and cut potatoes into the water and boil until the potatoes are soft.
  • Meanwhile, chop up all the greens and the boiled eggs.
  • Chop up the white part of the onion and sauté on butter until light brown color.
  • As soon as the potatoes are done, add in the chopped greens, eggs, and sautéed onions to the pot.
  • Salt to taste! (Pepper is just an option.)
  • Bring to a boil and enjoy!
  • Borschts are usually served with a spoon of sour cream.


Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 81mg | Potassium: 720mg | Fiber: 3g | Vitamin A: 17.5% | Vitamin C: 26.7% | Calcium: 7% | Iron: 29.6%