Meatless Chernivtsi Borshch

Pisnyi borshch po-chernivets’ky

Preparation info
  • Makes

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The New Ukrainian Cookbook

By Annette Ogrodnik Corona

Published 2020

  • About

This variation of borshch is named after the ancient city of Chernivtsi located in the Bukovyna region of northwest Ukraine, home of the Carpathian Mountains. It is a lighter than usual borshch and I have opted to make it vegetarian-style. Most variations do contain meat, usually beef chuck or meaty beef shins, but I like my version since there is an unexpected twist from the borshch norm by the addition of beans, tart apples, and squash (usually zucchini). This borshch is quick and easy to