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Christmas Borscht
32 Ounces Beets canneddiced
3 Cups Water reserved from cooking
1 Unit Celery stalk (opt.) chopped
1 Unit Carrot quartered
1 Unit Bay Leaf ground
1 Unit Garlic peeled
1/4 Teaspoon Peppercorns whole
1/4 Teaspoon Salt
1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice depending on the
1 Teaspoon Sugar
1 Unit Sour Cream or dill sprigs
1. Drain beetsm reserving liquid.

2. Set beets aside. In a large saucepan combine beet liquid, water, celery, carrot, bay leaf, garlic, peppercorns and salt.

3. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.

4. Remove vsegetables and seasonings with a slotted spoon.

5. Stir in reserved diced beets, lemon juice and sugar.

6. Continue cooking 10 minutes or until heated through.

7. Serve topped with sour cream and/or dill sprigs.