Famous local vegetarian food of Ukraine ! Ukrainian cuisine is the collection of the various cooking traditions of Ukrainian people accumulated over many years. The cuisine is heavily influenced by the rich dark soil from which its ingredients come and often involves many components.
Though Ukrainian people loves meat and chicken but yes it is possible to get good vegetarian food in Ukraine !
Famous local vegetarian food of Ukraine !
Vegetarian Ukrainian borscht
Borscht is a sour soup common in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. In English, the word “borscht” is most often associated with the soup’s variant of Ukrainian origin, made with beetroots as one of the main ingredients, which give the dish its distinctive red color.
Ukrainian Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage
The recipe for this Ukrainian stuffed cabbage or holubets (holubtsi is plural) is from Kramarczuk’s Family Classics by Orest & Katie Kramarczuk . The cabbage rolls can be served with an optional tomato cream sauce (recipe below) as it is at the restaurant.
Ukrainian Vegetables Salad
Stages of cooking. Cut the cucumbers, tomatoes into big pieces. Shred the sweet pepper. Chop the onion and herbs. Combine the vegetables and herbs. Season the salad with salt and pepper. Dress with vegetable oil, and stir well.
Ukrainian Mushroom and Vegetable Soup
This soup has everything a homey soup may need – tender meat, flavorful mushrooms, juicy vegetables, and a fragrant chili pepper.
Soak dried mushrooms in water beforehand. Then boil and slice the mushrooms. Set aside the mushroom broth and then filter it. Add the diced veal to the broth and boil it for half an hour. Then salt the soup. Add peeled and cubed potatoes as well as the mushrooms. Continue to boil the ingredients over low heat.
Ukrainian Herring Shuba
Shuba is a popular multi-layered salad in Ukraine and many other countries of the former USSR. The lower layer of the salad is the cut salted herring fillet covered gradually by layers of onion, potato, carrot, and beetroot. Sometimes the sequence of layers can differ, but the last layer is mostly beetroot.
Ukrainian stuffed cabbage is known as holubtsi, which literally means “little pigeons.” Fillings vary widely and can be meatless or contain any combination of meats, vegetables, and grains.
Holopchi (Ukrainian Cabbage Rolls)
Vareniki are filled dumplings made by wrapping unleavened dough around a savoury or sweet filling and cooking in boiling water. They are often then pan-fried before serving.
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