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Smoked Sausage and Pickled Cucumbers Soup

Please yourself and your family with delicious, flavored and nourishing soup with smoked sausage and pickled cucumbers. On taste this soup reminds favorite by many solyanka (Russian meat soup), but this variant is less calorie. The ready dish has a pleasant balanced taste with a delicious flavor of smoked products. If you like rich thick soups, definitely join the cooking, this process is very fascinating.
75 min
8 servings


  • Water
    2 l
  • Chicken back
    1 pcs
  • Potato
    4 pcs
  • Onion
    1 pcs
  • Carrot
    1 pcs
  • Pickled cucumbers
    2-3 pcs
  • Rice
    2 tbsp
  • Smoked sausage
    150 g
  • Olive oil
    50 ml
  • Paprika
    0.5 tsp
  • Khmeli-suneli
    0.5 tsp
  • Bay leaf
    3 pcs
  • Allspice
    3 pcs
  • Salt
    - to taste
  • Dill
    10 g
  • Parsley
    10 g


  • 1. Wash the chicken back, transfer to a pan and pour with two liters of cold water. Cover the pan with a lid and put it on small fire. When the broth boils, remove the formed foam by skimming-dish. Cook chicken broth for 30 minutes, and then take the meat out of the pan.
  • 2. Wash potato, peel and cut into cubes. Shift the ground vegetables in a pan with chicken broth.
  • 3. After potatoes let’s add carefully washed rice to the soup. Cover the pan with a lid and cook soup on small fire.
  • 4. Meanwhile, let’s prepare the rest of the ingredients. Peel onion and cut into small cubes. Wash carrots, peel and ground on a large grater.
  • 5. Put ground onions in a deep frying pan with pre-heated olive oil. Stir periodically and let’s sautée vegetables until golden brown.
  • 6. Then add grated carrots to the browned onion.
  • 7. Stir and continue to fry the ingredients together for another 3 minutes.
  • 8. When potatoes and rice are cooked until semi-readiness, add browned vegetables to the soup.
  • 9. Peel smoked sausage from the case and cut into small cubes. Ground pickled cucumbers on a large grater.
  • 10. Shift cut sausage in a frying pan with a small amount of vegetable oil. Stir periodically and fry sausages until golden brown.
  • 11. Then add pickled cucumbers to the sausage.
  • 12. Stir and continue to fry the ingredients together for another 5 minutes.
  • 13. Transfer sausages and pickled cucumbers to the soup.
  • 14. 5 minutes before the soup is ready, add finely cut greenery, salt and seasonings to the pan.
  • 15. Pour the ready smoked sausage and pickled cucumbers soup into portion plates and serve with sour cream.
  • 16. Bon Appetite!
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