Mushroom Soup (sour)

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Total Time
1hr 30mins
45 mins
45 mins

This is a traditional soup in the Sub-Carpathian region, served on Christmas Eve to end the Christmas fast. The soup is served with Bobalky, a bread shaped into balls (see my recipe).

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  1. Wash mushrooms and cook in water until tender.
  2. Strain, reserving water.
  3. Chop mushrooms.
  4. Add sauerkraut juice, salt, and pepper to water (to taste).
  5. Return to a boil.
  6. Brown flour in butter until light brown.
  7. Add onion and saute until brown.
  8. Add 1/4 cup water and bring to a boil.
  9. Strain and add to mushroom water along with the mushrooms.
  10. Simmer until everything is at serving temperature.
  11. Serve with Bobalky.