Russian Olive Soup (Solyanka)
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This authentic Russian olive soup recipe (called Solyanka in Russian) is so hearty, filling and tastes amazing! So full of flavor and addictive, you'll keep slurping it until the pot is clean!
Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Russian
Serves: 8 servings
  • 8 cups low-sodium chicken stock
  • 2 cooked chicken breasts, chopped
  • 4 oz salami
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 can (14 oz) pitted whole olives
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 pickles, shredded
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 3 tbsp ketchup
  1. Put all ingredients in the pot. Bring to boil, then reduce to simmer and cook, covered, for 15 minutes.
  2. Serve with sour cream, slices of lemon and fresh chopped parsley.
Recipe by Melanie Cooks at