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Summer Refreshing Soup Okroshka

This cooling summer soup is one of the must-try recipes especially during the hot season of the year. It is a very nourishing and satisfying soup with kefir and mineral water. Okroshka mixes fresh vegetables with boiled ones, meat and eggs.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: Russian
Keyword: cold soup, cucumber soup, okroshka, okroshka soup, russian soup, summer soup
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 438kcal
Author: YourFoodBuddy


  • 3 medium potatoes
  • 6 medium eggs
  • 4 medium cucumbers
  • 6 medium radish
  • 1 handful dill
  • 1 cup spring onion chopped
  • 2 tbsp mustard
  • 4 tbsp sour cream
  • 17 oz kefir
  • 34 oz mineral water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 20 oz ham
  • 10 oz chicken breast cooked


  • Boil the eggs and the potatoes. Let cool and peel
  • Chop the carrot and the radish equally. Transfer to a big soup bowl
  • Chop the ham and the boiled/cooked/ chicken thigs or breast equally
  • Wash and finely chop the dill, parsley and spring onion
  • Separate yolks from egg whites
  • Chop the whites and the potatoes equally
  • In a bowl, crush the egg yolks and mix with mustard, sour cream, dill, salt and pepper
  • Pour the yolk cream over the chopped ingredients in the soup pan and mix
  • Pour the kefir and the mineral water, mix and serve
  • Add salt, lemon juice, pepper if needed
  • Serve cold as soon as it is ready


Sodium: 1740mg | Calcium: 199mg | Vitamin C: 9mg | Vitamin A: 742IU | Sugar: 7g | Fiber: 2g | Potassium: 762mg | Cholesterol: 267mg | Calories: 438kcal | Saturated Fat: 10g | Fat: 26g | Protein: 40g | Carbohydrates: 9g | Iron: 2mg