Ukrainian soup with mushrooms – Kapustniak


  • 800 g of kraut
  • 400 g of potato
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 celery
  • 1parsnip
  • 1 bulb onion
  • 60 g of dried mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp of sunflower oil
  • 1 tsp of sugar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 black eyed peas
  • 1 tbsp of finely cut dill / parsley


Wash, soak and boil mushrooms. Filter the broth and chop boiled mushrooms. Add some broth to the kraut and stew it.

Peel and cube potato. Add it to the second part of the broth. Bring to boil. Add slightly stewed kraut, slightly fried mushrooms. Then put cut carrot, parsnip, celery, and bulb onion in the pan. Mix all the ingredients properly and boil.

Strew kapustniak with finely cut dill or parsley before serving.

Enjoy your meal!