RV Cuisine

Hoodoo dill pickle soup

A refreshing recipe from Chef Donovan Sawatzky of the Hoodoo Lounge & Grill

by Chef Donovan Sawatzky of the Hoodoo Lounge & Grill
dill soup
The Hoodoo is known for this unusual dish. — Photo by Tanya Laing Gahr


  • 6 Dill pickles
  • ½ Medium red onion
  • ½ Cup of pickle brine
  • 2 Litres of whipping cream 35%
  • 1 tsp. Ground black pepper


  1. With a food processor, puree pickles and onions.
  2. Transfer to a heavy bottom pot and heat on med/high for 5 minutes or until caramelization starts.
  3. Add pickle brine, bring to simmer.
  4. Add whipping cream and stir to prevent from separating.
  5. Maintain simmer and reduce to desired thickness.
  6. Add pepper.
  7. Garnish with a dill pickle wedge and a sprig of fresh dill, and serve.

Serves 4 meal size or 8 cup size.

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