Sweet and Sour Borscht Shooters

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  • Published Jul 17th
  • Ready In3h 20m
  • Servings30
  • Calories32
This is the classic sweet and sour summer beet soup served as a shooter any time of the year. You can add a little vodka to it if you like, but I usually leave it out. The piquant taste is enough for us. Fix a tray of shooters at once so people can just help themselves.

Sweet and Sour Borscht Shooters Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Sweet and Sour Borscht Shooters for 30 servings:

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans whole baby beets
  • 3/4 cup vegetable broth, or more if needed
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 5 tablespoons sour cream, or as desired

Sweet and Sour Borscht Shooters Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook-
  • Ready In3h 20m

To cook Sweet and Sour Borscht Shooters, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The following are the steps to cook Sweet and Sour Borscht Shooters easily:

  1. 1 Place beets and their juices, 3/4 cup vegetable broth, 1/2 cup sour cream, lemon juice, and sugar into a blender. Blend until smooth; thin with more vegetable broth, if desired. Taste and season with salt as needed.
  2. 2 Transfer borscht to a bowl. Cover and chill at least 3 hours or overnight.
  3. 3 Whisk borscht; spoon 3 to 4 teaspoons into each shooter. Top each shooter with about 1/2 teaspoon of sour cream.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 32 calories; 1.4 gram of fat; 4.9 grams of carbohydrates; 0.5 grams of protein; 3 milligrams of cholesterol; 70 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Mar 24th 2016

    We made these for GS World Thinking Day to represent a food item from Russia. (Non-alcoholic of course.) I will admit that most of it ended up in the trash, but I think that was more of an i ...

  2. Apr 13th 2013

    Delicious! These will be a dinner party soup course staple at the LTH house. I love that they are makeaheadable and delicious, to boot. I enjoy the shooter presentation and am looking forw ...