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Salmon Soup – healthy and easy soup recipe for delicious dinner

Salmon Soup

This soup has been a long-time family favorite. Full of flavor, rich and bursting with colors, this Salmon Soup is the ultimate healthy soup you could ask for.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish, Supper
Servings 6 people
Calories 313 kcal


  • 1 ½ Tbsp. 10g olive oil
  • 2 medium 130g onion, chopped
  • 2 medium 140g carrots, sliced
  • 3-4 medium ~400g potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 5-6 cups 1380 ml vegetable broth or water (I used water)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 5-6 whole peppercorns
  • 1 lb 460g salmon fillets, cut into 1inch pieces (skin on or off)
  • 1 cup 145g frozen green peas
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 cup 240g half and half (or 1/4 cup cream+3/4 cup milk)
  • salt and pepper. to taste
  • fresh dill for garnish, chopped
  • lemon juice to taste (optional)


  • Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally until fragrant. Add the carrots and stir and cook for about 2 more minutes.
  • Add the cubed potatoes, vegetable broth or water, bay leaves, and peppercorns; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover with a lid and simmer for 7 - 10 minutes until the potatoes are tender.
  • Add the salmon chunks and continue cooking on low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Pour the half and half and add the green peas, season with garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper; stir and cook for 2-3 minutes more.
  • Add the chopped dill, serve and enjoy!


How Many Calories in Salmon Soup
Calories (per 1 serve, 415g): 313 cal Calories (per 100g ): 75 cal
Fat: 15.6 g Fat: 3.8 g
Carbohydrates: 21.6 g Carbohydrates: 5.2 g
Protein: 19.3 g Protein: 4.6 g