Creamy Dill Pickle Soup


Creamy Dill Pickle Soup, also known as zupa ogórkowa, is a delightful and unique Polish dish that combines tangy pickles with creamy broth for a comforting and flavorful soup experience. This vegetarian soup is perfect for warming up on cold winter days and offers a surprising twist on traditional comfort food.

Preparation Time:

Preparing this soup takes just 10 minutes, allowing you to quickly gather and chop the ingredients before cooking.

Cooking Time:

The soup requires approximately 30 minutes of cooking time to simmer and allow the flavors to meld together, resulting in a rich and creamy broth.

Total Time:

In total, you’ll need about 40 minutes to prepare and cook this Creamy Dill Pickle Soup, making it a convenient option for a satisfying meal.


30 g (2 tablespoons) unsalted butter
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 medium carrot, diced small
2 celery stalks, diced small
250 g (½ lb) pickled gherkins, diced small
100 ml (½ cup) pickle juice
450 g (1 lb) potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
1.25 liters (5 cups) vegetable stock
200 ml (1 cup) sour cream
30 g (½ cup) fresh dill, chopped
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste