Are you looking to add some variety to your vegetarian meals? Look no further than these delicious and easy Russian vegetarian recipes! Combining hearty vegetables, flavorful herbs and spices, and traditional techniques, these dishes will please vegans and non-vegans alike.

Delicious and Easy Russian Vegetarian Recipes for Every Meal


  • 2 cups chopped mushrooms
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups peeled and cubed potatoes
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 can (15 oz) kidney beans, drained
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • fresh parsley for garnish


  1. In a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat , saute onions until softened.
  2. Add garlic followed by mushrooms,and cook until the mushroom liquid has evaporated.
  3. Mix in the diced potatoes with enough water or broth just to cover them . Bring it to boil .
  4. Reduce heat to medium-low so that everything is simmering . Stir occasionally for about half an hour or until the vegetables are tender .
  5. Add kidney beans roughly five minutes before serving .Taste test
    6.Season with salt & pepper as desired , finally sprinkle on freshly cut parsley

Cooking time: About an hour including prep time upfront.

My Pro-Tips:

  • For added flavor use dried mushrooms instead of fresh ones.
  • You can also use canned stewed tomatoes as an additional source of flavor if you like more acidity.

Seasoning options:

Use other seasonings such as thyme or oregano depending on what suits your palate best .

Recommended Tools for making this recipe:

A Sharp kitchen knife , cutting board ,pot large enough to accommodate all the ingredients comfortably.

To sum up: This rich, comforting vegetable soup is sure to satisfy any cravings while providing ample nutrition thanks to its unique combination of ingredients and classic Russian technique.


Q: What makes Russian vegetarian cuisine unique?
A: Russian vegetarian cuisine is unique because it incorporates seasonal ingredients, traditional cooking methods, and a wide range of vegetables and grains. Many dishes feature hearty root vegetables like potatoes, beets, carrots and parsnips, as well as grains such as buckwheat and barley. Common seasonings include dill, parsley and other herbs.

Q: Are there any popular Russian vegetarian breakfast recipes?
A: Yes! One example of a popular Russian vegetarian breakfast dish is Blini (Russian pancakes) served with fruit jam or sour cream. Another option is Kasha (porridge) made with buckwheat groats topped with fresh berries or honey.

Q: Can you recommend some easy-to-make vegetarian soup recipes from Russia?
A: Absolutely! Borscht is a classic beet soup that can be easily adapted to suit vegetarians by substituting the beef stock in the recipe for vegetable stock instead. Solyanka is another tasty tomato-based soup loaded with different kinds of veggies including mushrooms, onions and peppers- perfect for warming up on a chilly day! Lastly, Okroshka – cold summer soup that combines diced raw vegetables like cucumbers & radishes along with boiled eggs & potatoes in cool kefir or buttermilk base garnished generously with dill leaves.

I hope these answer your questions!