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Shurpa Soup in a bowl

Shurpa Soup Recipe

Shurpa is a hearty soup, it's filling and healthy. It reminds me of chili or beef stew; the flavors are right on and the combination of ingredients feel light on the stomach. The best part is that it reheats very well, so you can have it lasting for days.
Course Soup
Cuisine Russian
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 55 minutes
Servings 10 Servings
Calories 476kcal


  • 3 lb Beef or Lamb
  • 1 diced Onion
  • 2 cup diced Carrots
  • 1 diced Bell Pepper
  • 2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 8 small Potatoes
  • 1/2 bn diced Fresh Parsley
  • 5 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tbsp Pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying


  • Prepare all ingredients for the recipe.
    5 bowls one with diced beef, one with diced onions, one with diced carrots, one with green bell peppers, one with halved abby tomatoes, parsley, garlic cloves and potatoes
  • In a preheated oiled pot, sautee onions until they're golden brown.
    Diced onions being sautéed on a skillet
  • Add in beef, sautee until all sides of beef are golden brown. Season with paprika, pepper and salt to taste.
    Beef and onions in a skillet
  • Add in 5 quarts of water. Let it simmer for at least 60 minutes.
    Water added into a pot with beef and onions
  • Add in carrots, tomatoes and bell peppers. Let it simmer for about 20 minutes.
    Green peppers, tomatoes and carrots added into a pot with beef, onions and water
  • Add in potatoes, pressed garlic and fresh herbs. Let the soup simmer until the potatoes are fully cooked.
    Potatoes and parsley added into the pot with the soup mixture
  • Season with more salt if necessary.
    Shurpa Soup in a pot
  • Serve soup while it's still warm.
    Shurpa Soup in a bowl


Calories: 476kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 132mg | Potassium: 1304mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 4820IU | Vitamin C: 41.9mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 8.9mg