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Russian Green Soup     Veg HT SP Russian 50mins

Russian name: Letnie Schi

Serves 4     Hot Vegetarian Vegetable Vegetables Soups  Gluten Wheat free Russia Europe

720ml/24fl.oz. Water
225g/8oz Spinach
2 Medium Onions, chopped
1 Carrot, chopped
1 Stick of Celery, chopped
2 Medium Potatoes, peeled and chopped
Salt and Pepper
225g/8oz Fresh Sorrel or Watercress, chopped
1 tbsp freshly chopped Dill
120ml/4fl.oz. Double Cream
To Serve
Slices of Hard boiled Egg
Sour Cream


1. Place the water in a large saucepan, bring to the boil then add the onion, carrot, celery, spinach, potatoes, salt and pepper and cook for 15 minutes.

2. Add the sorrel or watercress, mix well then reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.

3. Remove from the heat and stir the cream and fresh dill.

4. Serve garnished with slices of egg and a teaspoon of sour cream.


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Allow to cool, cover and refrigerate


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