Chlodnik (Buttermilk and Beetroot Soup)

A chilled and creamy Polish summer soup with crunchy vegetables and vibrant pink hue
By Matthew Fort
Chlodnik (Buttermilk and Beetroot Soup)
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  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes plus overnight chilling
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 2 x 285ml cartons buttermilk
  • 1 x 285ml tub crème fraîche
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, deseeded and diced
  • 1 bunch radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1 cooked beetroot, peeled and diced
  • 1 tbsp dill, plus extra for garnish

Method

1. Mix the buttermilk and creme fraiche in a bowl. Stir in the hard boiled eggs, cucumber, radishes, beetroot and dill.

2. Leave to for at least 12 hours in the fridge to allow the flavours to combine.

3. Garnish with dill and eat chilled.

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