Sorrel Soup (Shchavel Borscht)
Shchavel Borscht is a soup from sorrel leaves. Recognized as green soup, It's a popular Ukrainian soup that happens to be healthy and tasty.
20 cups water
1 lb pork loin chops any meat
5 large potatoes
1/4 cup barley перлова крупа
4 cups packed chopped sorrel leaves
4 eggs chopped
1 tbsp salt
1 tsp ground black pepper
1 tbsp Vegeta all purpose seasoning
3 cloves garlic minced
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup sour cream
Bring water to a rolling boil in a large pot. Add pork pieces (lightly seasoned to taste) and reduce the heat to medium-low. Simmer meat for 45 min. Then add the eggs to the water and boil eggs for 8 minutes; remove eggs and run under cold water. Set done eggs aside.
Adjust the heat to medium; add barely to the simmering meat and boil for 15 min; then add the potatoes and continue to boil the soup for 20 more minutes.
While soup is simmering, stir together the mayonnaise, sour cream, and 1 chopped egg in a small bowl.
When the potatoes are almost done add the sorrel leaves, salt, black pepper, vegeta and 3 chopped eggs to the pot. Simmer soup for another 15 minutes then turn off the heat and add the mayonnaise mixture.