Ingredients for cooking Ukrainian solyanka:
500 g meat (for broth)
300 g cooked, fried or roasted meat products
4 pickled cucumbers
2 tablespoons tomato puree
3 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon capers
1 tablespoon olives
100 g sour cream
How to cook Ukrainian Solyanka
Chop onion and fry it in oil. Add tomato puree and broth, braise it all. Peel cucumbers, cut into half and cut into slices. Use following meat products to taste (boiled, fried or roasted): meat, ham, veal, kidneys, tongue, sausage, little sausages (frankfurters).
Cut these products into thin slices, put it into a saucepan with prepared onion, add cucumbers, capers, salt, bay-leaf, pour there broth and boil it all for 5 – 10 minutes. Add to taste tomatoes, shaped into circles.
Before table serving put to Solyanka sour cream, olives, slices of peeled lemon and add there fine-chopped parsley or dill greens.