Borsch is a famous Russian beetroot based soup with many other beneficial vegetables as well.  Beetroot has many health benefits and along with all of the other additions this soup is a very healthy option.

In this version of the soup the vegetables are cooked for only a short time.

The taste is superb and it is a favourite for many people.

Best of all this soup is made from as grown, whole foods so it is 100% safe for diabetics.


Peel  and shred the beetroot, carrot and turnip or parsnip.

Shred the cabbage, chop onion.

Put in saucepan and cover with water.  This will be approximately 10 cups.

Add the stock cubes and cook until vegetables are soft.

Cook the dry beans and add to the soup.

Add the lemon & pepper.

Add Himalayan salt and sugar to taste.


3 Medium size beetroot

2 Carrots

1 Turnip or parsnip

1 onion

1/4 small head cabbage

1 Cup dry beans

1 Tsp of lemon juice

Freshly ground pepper

2 Vegetable Massel stock cubes

Himalayan salt to taste

1 Tbsp of coconut sugar to taste