Green Bean Puree Recipe

Green Bean Puree is nothing but tender beans in meat stock with sour cream, pepper and savory. This chilled recipe is ideal for a summer lunch when your friends are over at your place. Throw some sliced lemons and fresh parsley over Green Bean Puree.


Main Ingredient


 Green beans1 Pound, cut up
 Pork stock2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Sour cream1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Half and half1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Lemon juice1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Lemon slices2
 Minced parsley1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 902 Calories from Fat 571

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 65 g99.9%

Saturated Fat 39.2 g196.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 194.1 mg

Sodium 1772.4 mg73.9%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.8%

Dietary Fiber 16.8 g67.3%

Sugars 11.2 g

Protein 28 g56.4%

Vitamin A 47.5% Vitamin C 39.8%

Calcium 52.4% Iron 4.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cook beans in stock until tender; puree and cool.
Beat sour cream with a little half-and-half, combine with puree and season with lemon juice, salt, pepper and savory.
Add remaining cream.
Chill, adjust seasonings and garnish with lemon slices and parsley.