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Norwegian Hunter’s Soup – Jegersuppe

This is a thick, rich soup with mellow and kid-friendly flavors. This delicious soup will warm you up after a long day in the Norwegian woods or in the mountains. For a vegetarian version just use vegetable stock insted of beef stock.


  • 60 g butter
  • 40 g flour
  • 1 smal onion, peeled, finely sliced
  • 2 l of beef stock or vegetable Stock
  • 1 Slice of swede, peeled, chopped
  • 1 Slice of celery root (celeriac), peeled, chopped
  • 1 Carrot, peeled, chopped
  • 1 Root parsley, peeled, chopped
  • A pinch of cayenne
pictures of the Ingredients needed to make Hunter's soupe
Hunter’s soupe ©FoodNorway


  1. Melt the butter in a large pot, and cook the finely sliced onion until lightly browned.
  2. Stir inn the flour
  3. Add the stock a little each time. Pour then stir. Pour then stir.
  4. Add the cleaned and chopped vegetables.
  5. Cook until the vegetables are fork tender.
  6. Transfer the soup to a blender, and blend until smooth. Return to pot. Season with cayenne, salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

Serves: 4
Time: 1 hour
Difficulty: Easy


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