Ukrainian-style lard and garlic spread: the best appetizer for borscht

Tetiana KoziukFood
A recipe for lard spread. Source: Screenshot from Olena Sahun's Instagram post

Lard itself is very useful and it is often eaten on its own with bread. In addition, the product can be salted, pickled, or prepared for various appetizers, spread in particular. Such a spread is perfectly complemented with savory spices, garlic and favorite greens.

One of the cooking blogs (vistovvska_cooking) on Instagram published a recipe for a spread with lard and garlic, which you can easily prepare in 5 minutes.

A recipe for lard spread


  • lard
  • garlic
  • salt, pepper, paprika

Method of preparation:

1. Cut lard into medium-sized pieces and peel garlic.

A recipe for lard spread

2. Put the lard, garlic cloves, salt, pepper and paprika in the blender bowl. Grind everything to a smooth consistency.

Ground lard with garlic

3. Spread on bread and enjoy. Enjoy!

There is also another recipe for cooking lard spread, which is perfectly complemented with green onions and herbs. The corresponding recipe was shared by food blogger Inna (zefi.rk0) on her Instagram page.

Lard, garlic and green onion spread recipe


  • lard - 1.4 kg
  • young garlic - 100 g
  • green onion - 100 g
  • dill - 60 g
  • salt

Method of preparation:

1. Remove lard skin and chop into smaller pieces.

2. Wash the greens thoroughly.

3. Grind all the greens and lard together through a meat grinder. Repeat the procedure.

Lard appetizer

4. Add salt and enjoy your appetite!

Also on OBOZREVATEL you can read the recipes:

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