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Chlodnik - Cold Polish Beet Soup

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"Cold Polish beet soup is a refreshing soup that can be easily prepared the day before."
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3 h servings 170
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Cover beets with water in a pot and bring to a boil; cook until tender about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in chicken stock. Allow beets to cool.
  2. Mix cucumber, egg, dill, and green onions in a bowl. Whisk buttermilk and sour cream until smooth in another bowl. Stir egg mixture and buttermilk mixture into cooled beets. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 170 calories; 8.7 15.7 8.2 72 454 Full nutrition

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I went to Poland for the first time this summer and fell in love with chlodnik - I was so excited to see the recipe here. I need to try a few more times before I perfect it myself, but this reci...

Wow! Amazing recipe. Certainty the best borscht I've ever had, hot or cold. This is a great summer soup, very mild and refreshing. My beets didn't take 15 minutes to cook, they took 30. Oth...

Wow- such beautiful color. This was great for the 100 degree days we've been having. Perfect summer food although it may be a bit "challenging" for pickier palates. The fresh lemon juice is ...

Delicious soup, hands down! The only problem I have with the recipe is that it never states when to add the beet greens or the lemon juice. Since my beet greens weren't very good anyway, I left ...