Norwegian Pea Soup Recipe

Norwegian pea soup is a very healthy and nutritious soup. Learn how to make/prepare Norwegian Pea Soup by following this easy recipe.
Norwegian Pea Soup Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 pound Green/Yellow Split Peas
  • 2 quarts Water
  • 1/4 pound Lean Salt Pork (in one piece)
  • 1 large Carrot (diced)
  • 1 large stalk Celery (diced, including leaves)
  • 5 Green Onions (sliced, including tops)
  • 2 tsp Salt (varies with saltiness of pork)
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
How to make Norwegian Pea Soup:
  • Boil water in a large, heavy kettle and add peas. Keep the heat moderate.
  • Add salt pork. Simmer covered for about 1½ hours.
  • Now, add the remaining ingredients.
  • Simmer covered for 1 to 1 ½ hours, while stirring occasionally.
  • Add salt, if required.
  • The Norwegian pea soup is ready to be served.