Beetroot Sourdough / Kvass

Beetroot Sourdough is a traditional element that we can meet at every Christmas Table in Poland. That’s what reminded me to share it with you. I prepare it not only for special occasions. I would like to introduce that full of elementary ingredients drink that can be used as a beetroot soup base or simple cleanse drink that can be used on daily basics.

Beetroot sourdough has been found as a vitamins and minerals bomb. It is full of Folate, Vitamin C, Iron, Manganese, Potassium. Its fermentation properties include probiotic production which has got many benefits such as improving intestinal tract health and enhancing the immune system.  It improves kidneys and liver natural detoxification. It boosts body cells reproduction. It oxidizes all body systems.

Drink it regularly not only for Christmas. Best is to drink periodically. For example 3/4 weeks than make a break for a month and repeat. 

Get ready:

  • 2kg beets
  • 4 medium apples
  • approximately 3 L of water
  • 6 bay leafs
  • 2 tbs marjoram
  • few balls of allspice
  • 6-8 garlic cloves
  • 1-2 tbs of Himalayan Salt

Peel the beets. Sliced them up. Cut apples with skin and mother. Put all into large glass bowl ( can be jar or salad bowl). Throw in all the spices. Cover with water to the top.  Lead or put a porcelain plate on. Store in dark place in the kitchen, room temperature. Wait >5 days until ready.

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