Rating: 4.5 stars
14 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 8
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

This soup recipe is a staple in any Finnish household. Serve with flatbread (leipa).

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
2 hrs 55 mins
total:
3 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a large pot over medium high heat, brown the meat on all sides in the butter. Add 4 cups of the water and bring to a boil. Add the onion, salt and ground black pepper. Reduce heat to low and simmer for one hour.

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  • Add the carrots, celery and potatoes and simmer for another 1 1/2 hours. Then combine the flour and remaining 1/2 cup water in a separate small bowl, forming a thin paste. Add this to the soup, stirring well; simmer for 15 more minutes.

Nutrition Facts

891 calories; protein 50.1g; carbohydrates 33.6g; fat 61.5g; cholesterol 226.5mg; sodium 1175.7mg. Full Nutrition
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