Dill Pickle Soup

You’ve heard of chilled cucumber soup, but what about changing things up a bit and trying a hot dill pickle soup? Traditionally Polish, this recipe is loved by pickleheads worldwide for its unique balance of sweet, sour and salty flavors. Chock full of fresh vegetables in a hearty broth, dill pickle soup is great as an appetizer or as a meal when paired with our bacon and dill buttermilk biscuits!

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Dill Pickle Soup

Servings: 8

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Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 4 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup brine from the pickle jar
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 all-purpose potato, peeled and diced
  • ½ tsp. curry powder
  • 8 Vlasic® Farmers Garden® Kosher Dill Spears, chopped
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • Fresh dill, snipped

Instructions:

  1. Melt butter over medium heat in large saucepot and cook onion, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in flour and cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes or until starting to brown. Stir in milk and cook until thickened and blended well.
  2. Add pickle brine and broth and cook, whisking constantly, 2 minutes or until starting to thicken. Stir in remaining ingredients and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  3. Reduce heat to low and simmer 20 minutes or until potato is tender and soup has thickened.
  4. Serve in bowl, dolloped with sour cream and garnished, if desired, with diced vegetables from the pickle jar. Sprinkle with fresh dill.
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About the Author:

Seventy years ago, pickling pioneer Joseph Vlasic used fresh, locally grown cucumbers, herbs and spices to create unique pickle recipes that have been shared for generations. Today, we’re savoring that same simple concept with our Farmer’s Garden pickles, in a celebration of authentic, flavorful foods.

One Response to “Dill Pickle Soup”

  1. Carol

    This soup sounds absolutely amazing.I tried your pickles last night for the first time and I have never, ever tasted better pickles, even my Mom’s have not surpassed what I had last night. Now to get a soup recipe that I can also use those pickles in! I am so happy and really look forward to trying this soup.

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