Nordic Style Salmon Soup

Nordic Style Salmon Soup
This recipe is a hearty and flavorful soup that combines salmon and fresh vegetables in a savory broth. It's perfect for a cozy meal on a chilly evening. The soup starts with sautéing leeks, onion, carrots, and celery in olive oil before adding potatoes, broth/stock, and letting it simmer for 20 minutes. The salmon is then added to the pot along with fresh dill and parsley for a burst of flavor. Optional garnish of sour cream and fresh dill adds a creamy and tangy finish to each bowl. This soup is sure to warm you up from the inside out and leave you satisfied.


  • 4 Norwegian Atlantic Salmon
  • 3 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Leek, white & light green portion, sliced thin
  • 1 Yellow Onion (small), diced
  • 1 Carrot (large), bias cut
  • 2 stalks Celery, chopped
  • 5 cups Vegetable Broth* or Seafood Stock
  • 1 lb Potatoes, rough diced
  • ½ cup Fresh Dill, chopped (reserve 2 teaspoons for garnish)
  • ½ cup Fresh Parsley, chopped


Preheat a medium sized soup pot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the olive oil and once it shimmers, add the leeks and onion and sauté for 4 minutes stirring frequently. Add carrots and celery and sauté for 2 minutes. Add the potatoes and broth/stock and increase heat. Bring to a boil and then lower to a simmer. Let simmer for 20 minutes and add the salmon, dill (reserve 2 teaspoon for garnish if desired) and parsley. Cook for 5 minutes. Optional: Garnish each soup bowl with a dollop of sour cream and fresh dill.

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