Cucumber soup

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Cucumber soup
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Zupa ogórkowa is prepared using sour, salted cucumbers
Alternative names Ogórkowa
Course Soup, entree
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: (About this sound Zupa ogórkowa  sometimes simply ogórkowa).[1] It is made from sour, salted cucumbers and potato.[1] Occasionally rice is substituted for the potatoes. A similar soup is also common in Russia and Ukraine, where it is known as rassolnik.

Cucumber soup is also any soup using on cucumbers as a primary ingredient, and is present in various cuisines. The two major varieties are fresh cucumber soup and pickled cucumber soup.

Fresh cucumber soups[edit]

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.

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  1. ^ a b 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. 

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