Traditional Okroshka

Cold, nutritious and delicious. Perfect soup for the hot days this summer.

Traditional Okróshka  is a cold soup popular in Russia in the summer. The traditional soup is served with sour cream and kvas ( a popular Russian fermented drink made from black rye).

Using raw vegetables like cucumber, radish and green add a lot of vitamins and nutrition to keep you healthy while the eggs and meat add protein to make your stomach feel full.

Traditional Okróshka

The traditional Okróshka includes diced raw vegetables, boiled meat, eggs and potatoes and it is a popular cold soup in Russia in the summer time. 
Servings 4 people
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • Vidalia Chop Wizard
  • Peeler
  • Large pot
  • Cutting board
  • Large bowl
  • Whisk
  • Sharp knife


  • l Kvass
  • 150-200 g boiled meat (or ham)
  • 2 eggs (diced)
  • 5-6 potatoes (peeled and diced)
  • 2 cucumbers (diced)
  • 3-4 radishes (diced)
  • ½ cup green onions (finely chopped)
  • 3 tbsp chopped dill (fresh or frozen)
  • salt and black pepper
  • cup sour cream


  • In a deep bowl mix chopped cucumbers, greens, radishes and boiled meat. 
  • Pilled the eggs from the shell, chop them and add them to the bowl
  • Then add the mixture in plates, pour cold kvas, add a bit of salt. 
  • The soup is served with sour cream.


The origin of the soup goes back to medieval times when Russians made a very popular and simple soup mixing kvas with chopped black radish and onions.
Cost: $8
Course: Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine: Russian
Keyword: Cold, Meat

Nutritional information should be considered an estimate only; please always consult with a nutritionist, a registered dietician or your physician for any specific health-related questions. 

It is always better for your health to use clean ingredients if possible organic – with no pesticides, antibiotics and hormones.

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