Beet and Wheat Berry Soup with Dill Cream
Traditional hot borscht is a heavy affair, with starchy vegetables and a beef or pork broth base. We wanted a lighter, fresh vegetarian version that kept the focus on the beets.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
To complement the earthy shredded beets, we swapped the waxy, starchy potatoes for fiber-loaded wheat berries. Toasting the wheat berries gave them a rich, nutty flavor and a pleasant chewy consistency in the soup. To build a flavorful back...