Holodnik

Cold Beet Soup
Holodnik
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Ingredients

Adjust Servings:
3 large Beets or 5 small
2 quarts Water
1 quart Buttermilk
3 green Spring onions or 1 medium onion, sliced
4 Cucumbers chopped
1 tbsp Sea salt or more to taste
1 tsp Sugar
1 bunch Dill chopped
6 boiled Eggs halved (optional)
Sour cream (optional for serving)

Nutritional information

102
Calories
2.8g
Fat
13.6g
Carbohydrate
6.9g
Protein
69mg
Cholesterol
721mg
Sodium
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Originating in Eastern Europe, this Holodnik recipe has become famous world-wide with its delicious and creamy, beet flavor. A cold soup made from a base of cooked beets, boiled water and buttermilk, filled with crunchy onions and cucumbers and seasoned with salt, a pinch of sugar and a bunch of dill.

Traditionally one enjoys it with boiled eggs that are a great source of protein and can take this dish from just a first course to a full meal.

To make Holodnik, you will need the following ingredients:

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So, how to make Holodnik?

Steps

1
Done
1h

Boil beets

In a large pot, boil beets then drain and allow to cool.

2
Done
30

Boil and cool water

In a separate, large pot, boil 2 quarts water and allow to cool.

3
Done
1

Add buttermilk

Add buttermilk to the cooled water and stir to mix.

4
Done
5

Add beets

Shred cooled beets and add them to the water and buttermilk soup base.

5
Done
1

Add salt and sugar

Season with salt and sugar to your preference, slowly adding 1 teaspoon at a time.

6
Done
2

Add vegetable fillings

Add the onions, cucumbers and dill and mix to combine through.

7
Done
30

Refrigerate

Refrigerate until the soup is completely cooled.

8
Done

Serve

Serve it with boiled egg halves or a dollop of sour cream, if you wish!

If you enjoy cold soup then you will love this Holodnik. Just a few simple steps to creating this smooth and creamy soup that your guests will love! I best prefer it with boiled eggs and sour cream and we want to know how you enjoy yours! Try it and tag #cookmerecipes online and on your social media!

Bethany is very passionate about maintaining a healthy lifestyle and clean diet. She’s trying to cut meat out of her diet as much as possible and focuses on cooking vegetarian food and fish. Bethany gets a kick from finding ways to add new twists to classic dishes. What’s more, thanks to her Asian roots, she’s great at combining different cuisines to come up with something extraordinary. Bethany’s recipes will inspire you to add new colors and flavors to your everyday meals.

Recipe Reviews

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(5)
Total Reviews: 1
Athina

Healthy and delicious! Thank you for sharing recipe!

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