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Green-Bean Soup

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This green bean soup is a fresh and absolutely lovely soup made with green beans and onions. Herbed with summer savory, the green bean soup also has bacon for flavor in it. served as a side in meals, it is filling and flavorful.
Ingredients
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Shallots/3 or 4 shallots 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Chicken stock/Veal stock 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Green beans 1 Pound
  Summer savory 1 Teaspoon, chopped or dried
  Green color 1 Pinch (If Needed)
  Whipping cream 6 Tablespoon
  Bacon slices 2
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Melt butter; cook onion and garlic 5 to 6 minutes in covered pan.
Add flour; blend in smoothly.
Pour on stock; mix well.
When smooth, bring boil; stir constantly.
Add salt and pepper.
String beans; cut into slanting slices or break in half, depending on size.
Add with dried savory to soup; cook 25 minutes or until beans are tender.
Strain soup; reserve few pieces of bean for garnish (keep warm).
Put remaining soup and beans through food mill or blend until smooth in electric blender or food processor.
Reheat soup; adjust seasoning to taste.
Add a little green coloring if required.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Bean

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