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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.
  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

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

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1330 Calories from Fat 725

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 82 g125.5%

Saturated Fat 47.6 g237.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 257.6 mg85.9%

Sodium 1897.6 mg79.1%

Total Carbohydrates 104 g34.6%

Dietary Fiber 19.2 g76.9%

Sugars 26.9 g

Protein 38 g76.6%

Vitamin A 34.2% Vitamin C 13.3%

Calcium 22.1% Iron 31.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Green-Bean Soup Recipe