Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  202
  • Protein  19 g
  • Carbohydrates  9 g
  • Fat  10 g
  • Cholesterol  60 mg
  • Sodium  242 mg
  • Potassium  388 mg
  • Phosphorus  160 mg
  • Calcium  46 mg
  • Fiber  2.1 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2-1/2 meat
  • 2 vegetables, low potassium 

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • You may use blade or cross-rib roast or steak.
  • Serve Cabbage Borscht with light rye bread.

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Cabbage Borscht

why low sodium products but salt was added ? sounds like a conflict ? Dietitian comment: By using low-sodium products then carefully measuring the added salt you have more control over the amount of sodium. Some recipes like soup do need salt or sodium-containing ingredients to be palatable to most people. You can omit the salt if desired.

Apr. 18, 2016, 10:58 AM
Cabbage Borscht

Try substituting sour salt (Kosher Salt) to taste. It's much better. Dietitian comment: We recommend keeping the salt within the recipe measurement given to keep the sodium content within a kidney-friendly range.

May. 28, 2015, 3:24 PM
Cabbage Borscht
Claire10 says:

Mother made a similar soup only she added beets, glad to get this recipe followed exactly and loved this soup just as stated. Thanks for sharing??

Nov. 20, 2014, 12:43 PM
Cabbage Borscht

If you are looking for a classic European borscht taste - this doesn't cut it at all. BUT it makes a great cabbage stew as is since hemo patients should avoid fresh beets. I'll be making this again for sure.

Nov. 12, 2014, 7:54 PM
Cabbage Borscht
NanaK49 says:

I have cooked this a couple times adding a few other kidney friendly spices as well as 2 cups low sodium beef broth and 4 cups water. It also freezes quite well if making a double batch.

Apr. 21, 2014, 11:42 AM
Cabbage Borscht
rennerr2 says:

I made this soup this weekend with a few modifications. Since I like chanky soups I added extra carrots, onions, turnip and 1.5 cups of cooked beets (cubed) along with 2 large handfuls of spinach leaves (I had extra) along with 2 extra cups of water. I also used 3 bay leaves when I cooked my beef for the flavor. Soup was fantastic! I added about a teaspoon of fat free sour cream to my bowl.

Jan. 21, 2013, 10:08 AM
Cabbage Borscht
laura says:

I like cabbage and root vegetables. This makes a thick stewy soup. I used a flat iron steak because the others weren't available.

Sep. 03, 2009, 10:04 AM
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Sep. 01, 2009, 10:56 PM

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