Beets are root vegetables. They provide iron and antioxidants. Small or medium beets are usually more tender than larger ones. This easy Borscht recipe was inspired by my Russian Grandmother Anna. Whenever my brother and I would visit, she always had at least two big pots on the stove. We smelled the delicious aroma of her soups at the end of the hallway! This borscht can be served hot or cold with a spoonful of sour cream or Greek yogurt. In a pinch: If you don't have fresh dill, use 1 teaspoon dried dill instead. Enjoy!