1 quart pure water (or
In a 5 quart stainless steel pot, saute the onions in butter or ghee until they are a bit soft (but not brown).
Add *kvas, water, beets, carrots, and greens.
Bring to a rolling boil, turn down heat to low, cover, and simmer gently, covered, for approx 1 hour or until all of the vegetables are well cooked.
Turn off the heat.
Add garlic, dill and black pepper, cover and let sit, covered for 10 minutes.
Optional: garnish individual servings with fresh plain homemade yogourt.