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I love soup! :) I also collect Finnish recipes, and this is one of my adopted recipes. It looks like a dish my family and I would enjoy, so I hope to make it and edit it in the future.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat water to boiling in a wide 5-quart pan; add potatoes.
  2. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Add salt, pepper, butter, onions, carrots, and green beans; simmer for 8 more minutes.
  4. Add peas and cook for another 2 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  5. In a small bowl, stir together half and half and flour until smooth; stir into simmering vegetables.
  6. Cook, stirring until soup slightly thickened (about 5 minutes)
  7. May be served with open faced sandwiches of cream cheese on rye, decorated with sliced vegetables.
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I use all milk in this recipe (milk soup) also use red potatoes, and fresh corn off the cob. Other than this it is a summer delight that i've grown up with in Upper Michigan and continue any place i move when i find all the fresh ingrediants. And there has never been any leftovers and great with Finnish bread.

suzzayne August 05, 2009

I love it! I've been making this soup for years, although I've made a few modifications to add a touch more flavor to the broth. Instead of boiling the potatoes in water, I use one cup of water and one cup of vegetable broth. I also add a few cloves of garlic (whole or chopped) and boil those along with the potatoes. I've also used FF half and half to reduce the calories and fat; this option works just fine.

863196 June 16, 2008

This was a nice soup, but didn't have a lot of flavor to me. Maybe I did something wrong. I would love to see other people's reviews on this and maybe I'll try it again this summer with veggies out of the garden. Thank you for sharing! LA :-)

L.A. Stewart - way upstate N.Y. February 19, 2007