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STEPS
INGREDIENTS
Place ham bone in a large pot and fill with water. Bring to a boil and simmer for about an hour.

Place ham bone in a large pot and fill with water. Bring to a boil and simmer for about an hour.

Meanwhile...

Meanwhile...

Peel and dice potatoes and ham. Chop onion.

Peel and dice potatoes and ham. Chop onion.

Strain out the bones and meat from your stock.

Strain out the bones and meat from your stock.

Add potatoes and onion.

Add potatoes and onion.

Add spices.

Add spices.

Add spinach.

Add spinach.

Bring to a boil and turn down heat. Simmer for approximately 15-20 minutes till potatoes are done.

Bring to a boil and turn down heat. Simmer for approximately 15-20 minutes till potatoes are done.

Add ham just to heat it up. Check your seasonings. Add a little more salt or pepper.

Add ham just to heat it up. Check your seasonings. Add a little more salt or pepper.

Let the soup sit for about 1/2 an hour. Then add buttermilk.

Let the soup sit for about 1/2 an hour. Then add buttermilk.

And cream.

And cream.

There you go! A good old fashioned Mennonite borsch.

There you go! A good old fashioned Mennonite borsch.

  • 1.0 Ham bone
  • 6.0 Medium potatos
  • 1.0 Medium onion
  • 1.0 Pkg frozen spinach
  • 2.0c Buttermilk
  • 2.0c Heavy cream
  • 2.0Tbsp Dried dill
  • 2.0Tbsp Dried parsley
  • 1.0tsp Black pepper
  • 1.0tsp Salt
  • 1/2c Diced cooked ham