Okroshka (Russian cold soup)

Okroshka (Russian cold soup)

Based on 23 ratings
Sandra Schumann

Sandra Schumann

Contributor

"This chilled soup is kind of like the Russian version of gazpacho. Very refreshing, it’s the perfect recipe for a hot summer day. Leave out the ham for a vegetarian version or swap it out with some smoked salmon."

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

45 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

60 min

Ingredients

2Servings
100 g
waxy potatoes
1
eggs
¼
cucumber
scallions
50 g
ham
g
dill
radishes
250 ml
kefir
125 ml
sparkling water
salt
pepper
horseradish (for serving)
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Utensils

2 pots, colander, cutting board, knife, bowl (large), cooking spoon, fine grater

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Nutrition per serving

Cal207
Fat9 g
Protein15 g
Carb14 g
  • Step 1/3

    Add potatoes to a pot with cold water. Season with salt, bring to a boil, and boil until tender. In the meantime, boil eggs in a separate pot of water for approx. 6 – 7 min. Drain potatoes and eggs and let cool. Peel and chop into bite-sized pieces.
    • 100 g waxy potatoes
    • 1 eggs
    • salt
    • 2 pots
    • colander
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Add potatoes to a pot with cold water. Season with salt, bring to a boil, and boil until tender. In the meantime, boil eggs in a separate pot of water for approx. 6 – 7 min. Drain potatoes and eggs and let cool. Peel and chop into bite-sized pieces.

  • Step 2/3

    Finely chop cucumber, scallions, ham, dill, and radishes.
    • ¼ cucumber
    • scallions
    • 50 g ham
    • g dill
    • radishes

    Finely chop cucumber, scallions, ham, dill, and radishes.

  • Step 3/3

    Add all chopped ingredients, potatoes, eggs, kefir, and sparkling water to a large bowl. Stir to combine and season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate for approx. 1 hr. Serve chilled kefir soup with freshly grated horseradish on top. Enjoy!
    • 250 ml kefir
    • 125 ml sparkling water
    • salt
    • pepper
    • horseradish (for serving)
    • bowl (large)
    • cooking spoon
    • fine grater

    Add all chopped ingredients, potatoes, eggs, kefir, and sparkling water to a large bowl. Stir to combine and season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate for approx. 1 hr. Serve chilled kefir soup with freshly grated horseradish on top. Enjoy!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Okroshka (Russian cold soup)

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