6 liters of water
1 medium rhead of cabbage
3 big beets (medium/big)
3 medium carrots
3 medium onions
1½ lbs. potato
Little bundle of parsley
½ cup paste tomato paste
2 normal cans of beans (or pre-prepared pinto beans)
2 bullion cubes
3 Tbs salt
2 Tbs sugar
2 Tbs vinegar
Vegetable oil
Optional – lib of meat, cubed

  • Put water on to boil on medium-high heat (If preparing with meat? Boil the meat in that water until it’s cooked? Then set is aside until the end)
  • Chop up the cabbage into thin strips and add it to the water with the salt. Let it boil for 5-10 min, until cabbage soft.
  • While cabbage is boiling chop up the potatoes. Add them next to the water (1 ½ inch cubes) add by bullion.
  • Grate carrots and beats in separate bolls and chop up the onions into very thin slices.
  • Fry the carrots in oil until they’re soft (5 min). Add onions and fry for 10 min, put that in the bowl.
  • In the same frying pan put the grated beats in with same oil. Add salt or bullion cube, and 2 Tsp sugar. Cover with a lid and let fry for 10 min, stirring occasionally so it doesn’t burn. To soften the beats quicker, add 3 cups of water from your boiling put.
  • When it’s soft, add the carrots and onions. Let it fry for a few minute, add in the tomato paste. While that’s frying, add the beans to the boiling pot.
  • Add stuff in the frying pan to the water, put in the parsley, and you have a borsch.
  • Serve w/ a spoonful of sour cream.
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Originally I am from Ukraine. Came to the US in 2005 with $1 in my pocket. I live in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2009, I graduated from Utah Valley University, with a computer science major. I have worked for an x-ray company as an Applications Engineer or also known as a Technical Sales Engineer for 9 years. In 2015 I have started a new career adventure with FOSS North America as a Regional Sales Manager. Currently I am pursuing my MBA degree from the University of Utah (2016). Outside of work, I like swimming, blogging, traveling, movies, spending time with my friends and listening to music. I am a personable, dynamic and earnest. So far I've traveled to Ukraine, Russia, Portugal, England, Croatia, USA (California, Chicago, Massachusetts, New York, Florida, and a few other states). My curiosity does not stop there, so I continue traveling for work and pleasure. One of my favorite quotes: “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” - Mark Twain I have written a little poem about me: I can be sweet, I can be mean, I can see things, and say what I mean, I can pretend but deep within me I'm always Vitaliy, and always have been. If you would like to learn more about me, please don't hesitate to contact me. Regards, Vitaliy