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Salmon Soup (Lohikeitto)
Alternative namesCreamy salmon soup, laxsoppa
Place of originFinland
Main ingredientsSalmon fillets, potatoes, leeks

Creamy salmon soup (Finnish: lohikeitto, Swedish: laxsoppa) is a common dish in Finland and other Nordic countries. It consists of salmon fillets, boiled potatoes, carrots and leeks.[1][2] The dish is served hot, and typically seasoned with fresh dill, allspice, salt and black pepper. The soup makes use of cream or whole milk, which gives the dish its creamy flavour and texture.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Beatrice A. Ojakangas, (1992), Scandinavian Feasts: Celebrating Traditions Throughout the Year, University of Minnesota Press, pp:220
  2. ^ a b Alan Davidson, (1979), "North Atlantic Seafood: A Comprehensive Guide with Recipes", Ten Speed Press, pp:360
  3. ^ Moran, Sue (2022-04-16). "Finnish Salmon Soup (Lohikeitto) • authentic recipe!". The View from Great Island. Retrieved 2023-06-18.