Solyanka: How to Make Soup From Sausage

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Solyanka, a thick, spicy and sour Russian soup that is common in Russia and other former Soviet republics, can be made from fish, meat or mushrooms

Here's the recipe that is probably most widespread in Russia that uses sausages, salami and ham. Enjoy!

Solyanka

Ingredients
Bologna sausage 150 grams
salami100 grams
saveloy sausage150 grams
ham150 grams
potatoes150 grams
pickled cucumbers200 grams
onion1
tomatoes350 grams
lemon1
bell pepper1
cloves of garlic2-3
olives12-15
Vegetable oil
Dill and parsley to taste
Sour cream to taste
Preparation
1

Dice the potatoes, throw them into boiling water and add salt

2

Sauté the cubed sausage and ham in a frying pan and then add the onion and garlic

3

After five minutes, mix in the diced bell pepper and tomatoes and continue to sauté for about 10 minutes

4

Add the contents of the frying pan and the pickles (also diced) to the saucepan

5

Let it simmer on low heat for five minutes

6

Add the olives, parsley and a lemon wedge to the soup and serve