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Finnish Summer Soup
From: Jules

I love soup! :) I also collect Finnish recipes, and this is one of my adopted recipes.


  • 2 cups water
  • 6 small potatoes, peeled and halved
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegan margarine
  • 6 small green onions, cut into 3-inch lengths
  • 12 young fresh baby carrots, 1/2 lb
  • 1/2 lb young fresh green bean, cut into 1-inch lengths
  • 2 cups tiny peas, fresh shelled
  • 2 cups light soy cream
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Heat water to boiling in a wide 5-quart pan; add potatoes.

Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes.

Add salt, pepper, margarine, onions, carrots, and green beans; simmer for 8 more minutes.

Add peas and cook for another 2 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.

In a small bowl, stir together soy cream and flour until smooth; stir into simmering vegetables.

Cook, stirring until soup slightly thickened (about 5 minutes)

May be served with open faced sandwiches.