Cream of Green Bean Soup Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings8
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Fresh green beans1⁄2 Pound
 Chicken broth3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Potatoes2 Small, peeled and quartered
 Chopped fresh chives1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Garlic cloves2 Small, crushed
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Commercial sour cream1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 108 Calories from Fat 63

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11.1%

Saturated Fat 4.5 g22.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 18.9 mg

Sodium 358.6 mg14.9%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.2%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.5%

Sugars 1.4 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A 7.6% Vitamin C 17%

Calcium 1.9% Iron 2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Clean the beans and trim ends and strings, if needed.
2) Chop them into 2-inch piece.

MAKING
3) In a large saucepan, mix together beans and next five ingredients and bring to a boil.
4) Cover the saucepan and simmer for 20-25 minutes.
5) Season with salt and pepper.
6) Pour about half bean mixture and smoothen it with an electric blender. And then with remaining mixture.
7) Pour the mixture back into the saucepan and fold in sour cream and lemon juice.
8) Cook the soup little and stir constantly.

SERVING
9) Serve the cream of green bean soup hot.
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