|Place of origin||Poland|
|Region or state||Central Europe|
|Serving temperature||Hot, chilled|
|Main ingredients||Cucumber, pickled cucumber|
|Cookbook: Cucumber soup Media: Cucumber soup|
Cucumber soup is a traditional Polish soup (Polish: ( Zupa ogórkowa (help·info) sometimes simply ogórkowa). It is made from sour, salted cucumbers and potato. Occasionally rice is substituted for the potatoes. A similar soup is also common in Russia and Ukraine, where it is known as rassolnik.
Fresh cucumber soups
Some fresh cucumber soups are just a blend of ingredients (cucumber, spices, other vegetables or fruits, etc.) served cold, others are cooked, possibly in some kind of broth, and served either hot or chilled.
- Applebaum, A.; Crittenden, D.; Bialy, B.; Bialy, D. (2012). From a Polish Country House Kitchen: 90 Recipes for the Ultimate Comfort Food. Chronicle Books. pp. 60–61. ISBN 978-1-4521-1055-4.