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Top 5 Russian Recipes To Try!

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 7/3/15 9:00 AM


Russian food is a mystery to most people. It's not a well known food, but let me tell you...they have some hidden gems! Check out these recipes below for some awesome dinner time ideas!

Unless you were one of our ILP volunteers in Russia or you have traveled there a lot, you may not know exactly what kind of dishes are served in Russia. You may be surprised by some of the following! You maybe making Russian dishes without even realizing it. Check these out:

  1. Borscht
  2. Blini
  3. Russian Salad
  4. Russian Dumplings (Pelmeni)
  5. Stroganoff


Borscht is one of the most well known Russian dishes. It is a beet soup that is so good you'll be craving even after you get home from serving abroad with ILP! Put your cooking skills to the test and try out this authentic recipe!



Blini, blini, blini. I don't even know where to start with you! Blinis are Russian pancakes that are as good as a dessert! If you are ever in the mood for a treat, here's a recipe for you to try out! If you are feeling super adventurous, stuff your blini with some sort of meat of your choosing!


Russian Salad

Russian salads are not your typical salad, but they are amazing! Russian salads are easy to make and are great for bigger gatherings. Guaranteed your guest will be asking you for this recipe.

Russian Dumplings (Pelmeni)

Russian dumplings are heavenly. If you haven't tried them, put them on your bucket list! You can get savory ones or you can get dessert ones. Either way, you will be happy. Check out this recipe for some meat dumplings!



Ever heard of it? Most people have! Did you know it was Russian? Check out this awesome recipe and give it a try! 

Good luck testing your Russian cooking skills! Make sure to let us know how they turn out.

If you want some more information and tips about everything Russian, check out these ILP blogs or click below!

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