Meatballs broth
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Meatballs broth (sour soup) recipe

Author: Petro


For the meatballs:

  • 400 g minced meat
  • 2 tablespoons rice
  • 1 egg
  • salt and pepper

For the broth:

  • 2 carrots
  • 2 medium potatoes
  • 1/4 celery root medium
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 to mato
  • 1 green pepper
  • Handful of chopped lovage or parsley
  • salt
  • 2 yolks


  • Chop onions and carrots and cook in a little oil until onions get a glassy texture
  • In a large pot, add 3 liters = 0.80 gal. of water and put veggies to boil
  • Mix meat with egg and rice, salt and pepper.
  • Form balls the size of walnuts and carefully place them in the hot broth (after the broth came to the boiling point)
  • Allow the meatballs to boil until soft and fluffy
  • Add tomato, peppers, celery root and salt.
  • After 1 hour test the meat balls to check if they are cooked
  • Add borscht, let them boil together for a few minutes and then turn the flame on low
  • Whisk the yolks
  • Pour into the broth while stirring
  • I enjoy this soup mixed with sour cream and pickled chili peppers.