Russian Vegetable Soup Recipe

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 Updated 19/01/2016

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A traditional soup recipe hailing from Russia that is full of plenty of vegetables to provide a hearty meal.


  • 1 medium sized onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium sized potato, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium sized parsnip, peeled and chopped
  • 4 medium carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon mixed herbs
  • nutmeg to taste
  • 2 pints vegetable stock
  • 1 small leek, washed and sliced
  • 2 cups cabbage, washed and sliced
(see measure conversions for more information on quantites)


  1. Melt half the butter in a large saucepan.
  2. Sauté the vegetables gently, stirring occasionally, until the onion is transparent.
  3. Add the parsley, herbs, nutmeg and stock.
  4. Bring to the boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  5. Leave to cool before blending in a blender.
  6. Meanwhile, finely shred the leek and cabbage and saut´┐Ż them in the remaining butter until just tender.
  7. Add the leek and cabbage to the blended soup and simmer gently for 10 minutes.
  8. Add seasoning to taste.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 4 portions


Hello Cat: Just in case I give you other recipe of the Russian Vegetable soup.
#0 - Belinda - 12/03/2014 - 13:33
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