Finnish summer soup

JanaBy Jana    

October 25, 2014

Finnish summer soup 0 5 0

This soup should be made with fresh vegetables. Serve with a bread and cheese platter as they do in Finland.

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • 15 mins

    25 mins

    40 mins

  • Yields: 4 Servings


1Heat water to boiling in a medium pot; add potatoes. Reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are tender, approx 15 to 20 minutes.


3Add salt, pepper, butter, onions, carrots and green beans; simmer until tender then add peas.


5In a small bowl, stir together half-and-half and flour until smooth; stir into the simmering vegetables. Cook, stirring constantly until the soup is slightly thickened. Serve immediately.


2 cups water

5 small potatoes, peeled and halved

1 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

2 tablespoons butter

6 cups green onions, cut into 3cm lengths

12 baby carrots

1kg of fresh green beans, cut into 1-inch lengths

2 cups fresh shelled green peas

2 cups half-and-half

3 tablespoons all-purpose flour


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