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Shchi is a soup that contains cabbage or sauerkraut, but this version is unusual in that it combines 4 different kinds of meat. This is a recipe from the Russian Federation.

Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:675
Ready in:3 hours
Prep. time:20 minutes
Cook time:2 hours 40 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:21st January 2013

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  1. Take a large stock pot and add one of the chopped onions, half each of the chopped carrot, parsnip and turnip and all of the meat.
  2. Add 1 litre of cold water and boil for 2 hours, adding the salt after 1 hour.
  3. Strain the beef/vegetable stock and ditch the vegetables.
  4. Add the sauerkraut to the stock and beef.
  5. Bring back to the boil, add the remaining vegatables (cut into fine strips) and herbs.
  6. Boil for 20 minutes and allow to stand , covered, for 15 minutes in a warm place.
  7. Mix in the cream and serve.

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This is a trial recipe, so any suggestions for improvement would be welcome.

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