Norwegian recipes

    Find traditional and inspired Norwegian recipes from home cooks like you, from homemade lefse to cakes, stews, biscuits and more. Or try our Norwegian pancakes for something different on Pancake Day.

    14 recipes



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    18 reviews

    This is a popular meat dish from southern Norway. Lamb and cabbage are layered and stewed with peppercorns. Serve with boiled potatoes sprinkled with parsley.

    Recipe by: KATHYANN9

    60 reviews

    No oil is used in this cool and refreshing summer salad made with cucumbers, red onion, and rice wine vinegar. Serve with baked salmon and boiled potatoes for a very Norwegian meal.

    Recipe by: annnn

    27 reviews

    These fluffy Norwegian pretzel-shaped pastries are made wonderfully soft with soured cream and double cream, sweetened with sugar and a hint of vanilla.

    Recipe by: MBPG

    18 reviews

    A dense Norwegian almond cake with the most delicious thick custard topping (which you need to prepare in advance). It's definitely worth the effort!

    Recipe by: TIGERDYR

    25 reviews

    This Norwegian cabbage recipe is traditionally made at Christmastime. It tastes like a sweet and sour sauerkraut, fragranced with caraway seeds. It's perfect for the winter.

    Recipe by: Finn Roed

    7 reviews

    Lefse is a traditional Norwegian flat bread, and this recipe is made with potato. It's so delicious spread with butter and either caster sugar or dark brown soft sugar!

    Recipe by: heartymncook

    No reviews

    A delicious creamy fettucine recipe served with sustainable Norwegian cod - a warming and hearty dish!

    Recipe by: NorwegianSeafood

    157 reviews

    My Norwegian grandmother made this for us as a treat, and it continues to be a favourite my mother makes for my kids. Very easy and versatile. Serve with sugar and lemon, honey, syrup or jam. Can also be stuffed with a sweetened cream cheese and lingonberry mixture.

    Recipe by: in da wings

    60 reviews

    This is a traditional Norwegian potato pancake. We eat ours with butter and sugar.

    Recipe by: DEBBA7

    4 reviews

    This is the Norwegian take on crispbread. They are simple to make, crispy and absolutely delicious. Serve with your favourite toppings.

    Recipe by: leopardstripes

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