Finnish Summer Soup


This soup should be made with fresh vegetables. Serve with a bread and cheese platter as they do in Finland. If you can't get fresh shelled green peas, use frozen tiny green peas.

overhead on a pot and single serving of Finnish Summer Soup. The Soup is full of peas, green beans, carrots and potatoes, with a creamy broth. served with toasted buttered bread
4 servings


  • 2 cups water

  • 5 small potatoes, peeled and halved

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 6 cups green onions, cut into 3 inch lengths

  • 12 baby carrots

  • 1 ½ pounds fresh green beans, cut into 1-inch lengths

  • 2 cups fresh shelled green peas

  • 2 cups half-and-half

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour


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

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

  3. In 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

563 Calories
21g Fat
83g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 563
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 13g 63%
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 750mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 83g 30%
Dietary Fiber 19g 68%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 129mg 644%
Calcium 358mg 28%
Iron 7mg 41%
Potassium 2080mg 44%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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