How to cook solyanka: a savory dish made from everything in the fridge

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Low-fat and rich solyanka. Source: pexels.com

Solyanka is a delicious and satisfying dish made from meat, pickles, olives, and herbs. To spice up the dish, add garlic, tomato paste, and cilantro.

How to cook a delicious solyanka

Cook Anastasia shared a recipe for a hearty and delicious solyanka with meat, olives, and pickles on Instagram.

Recipe for solyanka


  • Smoked brisket or ribs - 300 g
  • Smoked sausage - 200 g
  • Smoked beef - 200 g
  • Onion - 1 pc
  • Potatoes - 3 pcs
  • Pickles - 3 pcs
  • Garlic - 2 cloves
  • Tomato paste - 2 tbsp
  • Used black olives - 100 g (1 jar)
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Parsley - 5 sprigs
  • Brine - 200 ml
  • Water - 2 liters

For serving:

  • Sour cream
  • Lemon

Method of preparation:

1. Cut all the meat ingredients and cucumbers into strips. Dice the onion and potatoes.

Meat for solyanka

2. Pour oil into a preheated heavy-bottomed saucepan, add the chopped brisket and fry for a few minutes. Add the onion and fry until golden brown. Next, add the tomato paste, pour in the brine, cucumbers, potatoes, cover with water and cook for 20 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.

Cooking solyanka

3. Add garlic, chopped olives + herbs and cook for another 5 minutes. Leave to stand for several hours.

Serve with sour cream and lemon!

Ready-made solyanka

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