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Salads & Fruit Dishes

Lightly marinated fish and vegetable salad recipes, in combination with fruit dishes prepared from a multitude of berries, currants, raisins, apples, and pears, serve well as fare for a light lunch or as flavorful supper side dishes.

Nordic Apple Harvest
10 delicious apple recipes from Scandinavia

Søtsuppe – Scandinavian Sweet Soup
Dried fruit soup, or "Sweet Soup," is a classic Scandinavian recipe.

Färskpotatissalad - New Potato Salad
Färskpotatissalad – New Potato Salad

Marinated Cucumber Salad (in Swedish, Inlagd Gurka)
Sliced paper-thin and marinated in a sweetened mixture of vinegar and lemon juice, these cucumbers serve as a light, fresh complement to any meal.

Herring Salad (Sillsalad) with Potatoes and Caraway-Lemon Vinaigrette
Colorful and stock-full of omega-3 fatty acids, this all-season herring salad can be served either as a first course as part of a holiday smörgåsbord or as an easily-prepared entrée for a summer dinner.

Scandinavian Cucumbers
A traditional recipe for Scandinavian cucumber salad, enriched by the addition of sour cream.

Fresh Fruit Soup
Equally appropriate as a light warm-weather entrée or as a superlative dessert, Scandinavian fruit soup is filled with the flavors of summer. Here is just one of many excellent versions of this traditional Scandinavian fruit dish.

Danish Fruit Pudding
A fabulous way to prepare June's first strawberries, this fruit pudding is also lovely when ripe peaches, raspberries, or blueberries are substituted.

Spelt Summer Salad - How to Make a Great Salad with Scandinavia's Fav…
Wholegrain speltberries form a nutty base for this healthy Scandinavian summer salad.

Beet and Apple Salad - A Recipe for Scandinavian Beetroot Salad
Beet and Apple Salad - A Recipe for Scandinavian Beetroot Salad

Cardamom Applesauce - Äppelmos med Kardemumma
An autumn harvest recipe for cardamom applesauce

Rosehip Soup
A recipe for vitamin C-rich rosehip soup

Scandinavian Prune Filling
Scandinavian prune filling for pastries and cakes

Swedish Blueberry Soup
Warm Swedish Blueberry Soup

Dandelion-Potato Salad
A recipe for spring dandelion salad with potatoes.

Fabulous, Foragable ... Dandelions!
Make the most of your April backyard harvest with these "dandy" dandelion recipes.

Scandinavian Strawberry Soup
Chilled strawberry soup, perfect for June get-togethers

Welcoming Summer with June's First Strawberries
A list of Kari's favorite Scandinavian strawberry desserts

Cardamom-Spiced Apples
Freshly harvested apples, spiced with cardamom.

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