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Beetroot Mezhivo

Type: Appetizers
Servings: 4
Ready in: 1,5 hours
Calories: Low
The Beetroot Mezhivo is a mouth-watering Ukrainian appetizer, which is the golden middle between beetroot paste and ragout. Traditionally, this dish is served with toasts or a slice of rye bread.

Ingredients

Beetroot 3 pieces
Carrot 150 g
Onions 2 pieces
Garlic 3 clove
Tomato paste 100 tbsp
Pickled cucumber 1 pieces
Vegetable oil 50 ml
Salt to taste
Ground black pepper to taste

 

Stages of cooking

1
Cook the beetroot in slightly salted water; then peel it and finely grate.
2
Finely grate carrot and pickled cucumber.
3
Peel and finely dice the onion, brown it a little; then add the carrot to the frying pan and cook until soft.
4
Add the beetroot, pickled cucumber, tomato paste to the frying pan. Instead of tomato paste, you might use home-made tomato seasoning or home-made tomato juice, stir the mix well. Braise it for 10 minutes.
5
Add the bay leaf, salt and pepper. Chop the peeled and cored garlic.
6
Remove the bay leaf, add the garlic, stir and put the lid on, and then set aside from heat. Serve cooled, dress with herbs or chopped green onion.

 

 

 

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