Cold Soup with Beetroot and Porcini

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 09/03/2017 - 19:43.

Ingredients:

1 medium beetroots
11.5 oz (300 g)
11.5 oz (300 g) fresh porcini
2 carrot
1 English cucumber, or 2 medium-size cucumbers
2 tbsp vinegar
2 egg
Spring onion, salt, sugar, and dill on your taste

Method:

Bake a beetroot until it turns soft, let to chill, and cut into Julienne-cut strips.

Put the beetroot into an enameled sauce-pan, add a vinegar, and cover the sauce-pan with a lid.

Simmer beets with the vinegar for about 30 minutes in the sauce-pan over a low heating.

Put mushrooms into a boiling salted water, and boil for about 30 minutes.

Then,, take them out, press, and chop them.

Meanwhile, shred carrots, stir with a salt, and with a sugar (½ tsp each one), and set aside.

Chop a chard.

Put carrots into the sauce-pan, stir, and simmer beets together with carrots for about 15 minutes.

Then, add the chopped chard and the chopped mushrooms into sauce-pan, pour ¼ G (1 L) the mushroom broth, or a water, bring to boiling, and boil for 15 more minutes.

Let a soup to chill.

Chop spring onions, sprinkle with salt, and press slightly, to make spring onions give a juice.

Peel and chop eggs.

Peel and chop cucumbers.

Chop a dill.

Stir the chopped eggs, spring onions, cucumbers, and dill together.

To serve, put into a soup bowl 2-3 tbsp of chopped eggs - spring onions – cucumbers – dill mix, and pour the soup on top.

Serve with or without a sour cream.