How to store borscht
Borscht is stored in the refrigerator at temperatures up to +5 degrees for 5-7 days, depending on the recipe. Adding vinegar or tomato paste with vinegar extends the shelf life to 7 days, while using fresh tomatoes will shorten the shelf life to 3 days.
How to extend the shelf life of borscht?
To eat borscht, do not heat the whole pot of soup, first measure out the portion and heat it in a plate / small pot. Towards the end of the shelf life, it is better to boil any borscht.
How long can borscht be stored without a refrigerator?
Let’s start with the fact that after boiling the borscht should be infused for 12 hours. But if you forgot to put the borscht in the refrigerator, you should understand that a day is the limit when borscht can still be eaten. The soup will not last long on meat broth with vegetables. In addition, this soup should be consumed within 2-3 days, and it is advisable to boil it before each meal.
How to understand that borscht is spoiled?
The fact that borscht ceases to meet the requirements for taste and aroma, you will learn long before the borscht spoils. At first, it will cease to become too acidic, the smell will become harsh. From this moment on, borscht cannot be eaten – it is both useless and not safe for health.
How to freeze borscht?
If there is a lot of borscht, place it in containers, close the lids and put it in the freezer. Of course, there will be little use in such a dish, but you will save the dish – it will be edible within a month.