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Vegetarian Solyanka with olives in a bowl

Vegetarian Solyanka

This Vegetarian Solyanka is an easy soup recipe idea for busy days. It comes together quickly, requires just a handful of ingredients and tastes refreshing and delicious.
Course Soup
Cuisine Russian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 314kcal
Author Iryna



  • Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  • Add onion, carrot and ½ teaspoon of salt, ¼ pepper and saute stirring occasionally for 7 minutes.
  • Add garlic and stir for another 1 minute.
  • Stir in tomato paste, add broth, potatoes, bring the soup to a boil, reduce to simmer and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add beans, dill pickles and cook for 5 more minutes.
  • Add capers, olives, pickles juice, lemon juice and cook for 1 more minute. Adjust the seasoning, remove from the hear and serve.* (Note 1)


Note 1
You can regulate the acidity of the soup. It's supposed to be moderately sour, so if 2 tablespoons of pickle juice is not enough, you can add a little more, 1 tablespoon at a time.


Calories: 314kcal | Carbohydrates: 38.3g | Protein: 12.5g | Fat: 13.3g | Saturated Fat: 1.1g | Sodium: 2461mg | Potassium: 1027mg | Fiber: 8.1g | Sugar: 6.4g | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 3mg