Lithuanian Cold Beetroot Soup

by Editorial Staff

Summary

Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine European
Servings (Default: 4)

Ingredients

  • 1 liter kefir (alternatively buttermilk or Greek yogurt - less the latter, course), chilled
  • 4 small cucumber (s), cut into thin sticks
  • 2 small beetroot, cooked, possibly pickled in apple juice, cut very finely
  • 1 bunch dill, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch spring onions, cut into thin rings
  • 2 tablespoon sour cream, sour cream or crème fraîche
  • 2 hard-boiled egg (s), cut into quarters or eighths, amount as desired, approx. 1/ - 1 per person)
  • White wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper, whiter
Lithuanian Cold Beetroot Soup
Lithuanian Cold Beetroot Soup

Instructions

  1. The preparation is very simple: Mix the kefir with cucumber, beetroot, dill and spring onions, admire the wonderful pink color, dilute with cold water depending on the consistency and desire. Refine with sour cream, season with salt, white pepper (this is how the farmer`s meal becomes haute cuisine) and a dash of wine vinegar. Let it rest in the refrigerator for 5 to 10 minutes, then, if necessary, add salt and serve decorated with egg wedges.
  2. Cooked new potatoes or baked potatoes or French fries are enough. The soup is ready by the time the potatoes are cooked. Guaranteed success!

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