Lithuanian Cold Beetroot Soup

“Comes out a lovely pink colour – ideal lunch for hot summer days.“, Tom.


  • Half a cucumber (grated),
  • Three good sized cooked (or raw for a crunchier texture) beetroot (grated),
  • 1 litre of kefir (if you can get hold of it) or thinned yoghurt (half and halfish with water),
  • Good handful of chopped herbs, ideally: dill and chives,
  • Pinch of salt,
  • Optional accompaniments: chopped boiled egg (very nice :)), Potatoes – wedges or roasties.

Method: Simply mix together all ingredients.

Bon appétit!