Chilled Buttermilk Soup

30 mins (prep 15)
8 ingredients
makes 4 first-course servings
Chlodnik Polish cooks serve this soup (pronounced "hu-WOHD-neek") as a cooling first course for summer meals. It's a delicious alternative to gazpacho.

Categories:  quick-&-easy , soup~stew , eastern-european~russian , summer ,
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  • 3 cups well-shaken chilled buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped bottled pickled beets plus 1/4 cup pickled beet liquid
  • 1 cup chopped seedless cucumber (usually plastic-wrapped)
  • 1/2 cup chopped radish
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill


Serving Size (279.27 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 173.5 Calories from Fat 83.7
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9.3g 57.26%
Saturated Fat 5.46g 109.2%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 30.56mg 40.75%
Sodium 546.22mg 91.04%
Total Carbohydrate 15.32g 20.43%
Dietary Fiber 1.43 g 22.8%
Sugars 11.88 g %
Protein 7.68g 61.46%
Vitamin A 413.48IU% Vitamin C 6.31mg%
Calcium 266.03mg% Iron 0.45mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
plus, pickled beets, bottled, seedless cucumber, chopped, chopped fresh dill