The Perfect Homemade Pea Puree

ertestuing -Norwegian food tradition is based upon legumes, potatoes and root vegetables combined with processed fish and meat. Pea Puree is a perfect companion to ribs, meatballs and lye fish.

Under you will find a traditional Norwegian recipe with ‘a touch of lime’! Try it at home!


Ingredients (Serves 4)

1.1   Lbs dried peas

0.5   Gallons of water

3 Tablespoons butter (real butter!)

2 Tablespoons sugar


1 Teaspoon nutmeg

1 Teaspoon allspice

A pinch of chili powder

Squeezed Lime


Leave the dried peas in cold water over night (12 hours) with 1 tablespoon of salt. Boil them in the same water on low heat under cover for 2-3 hours. Stir and add salt, sugar, nutmeg, allspice,  chili powder and butter. Taste to your own perfection.



Text by: Anette Broteng Christiansen, ThorNews

Photo by: Stacy Snacks

Categories: Culinary Surprises, Recipes

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