Norwegian Winter Vegetable Soup

22 Oct

Smoked sausages, onion, carrots, turnips, thyme, parsley and capers cooked in a broth.

-By Carrie (Strommen) Lennie


1 onion, chopped
1 ½ Tbsp butter
¼ lb smoked link sausages (about 4 links), cut ¼-inch thick diagonal slices
3 carrots, peeled and cut into match-like sticks
1 large turnip, peeled and cut into crosswise slices ¼-inch thick
3 cups water
½ tsp salt
1/8 tsp dried thyme
1/8 tsp pepper
1 tsp capers
Fresh parsley, chopped


  1. In a large saucepan, sauté onion in butter until limp.
  2. Add sausages and carrots.
  3. Cut turnip slices into quarters and add to pan along with water, salt, thyme and pepper.
  4. Cover, heat to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add capers just before serving, heat through.
  5. Sprinkle top of each serving with chopped parsley. Makes 6 servings.
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Posted by on October 22, 2011 in Soups


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