Cream of Fresh Green Bean Soup

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by NannyMarvel

Another delicious soup created around a basic soup base.

Top Review by Hope H.

I had a ton of Green beans from the garden, seems like that is what most everybody else had. I didn't have shallot's or potato's and I didnt feel like sitting in traffic for that. SO.. what I did was, omit the shallot, added a home grown white onion.. and I didnt have potato's.. I changed that for french fries.. It's awesome! No one will ever know.. if you don't tell them! :-} I also added home grown chili's for a lil "pep".... good for the soul! Thanks for sharing this recipe.. super easy and tastes great! Cheers!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, combine the chicken broth, chopped onion, green beans and savory.
  2. Bring mixture to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 to 30 minutes or until vegetable is tender.
  3. Place half of the vegetable mixture in a blender or food processor.
  4. Cover and blend 30 to 60 seconds or till smooth. Take care when blending hot liquids. Pour into bowl.
  5. Repeat with remaining vegetable mixture; set all aside.
  6. In the same saucepan, melt the butter or margarine.
  7. Whisk in flour, salt and pepper.
  8. Add the milk all at once, whisking till smooth.
  9. Cook and stir till mixture is thickened and bubbly.
  10. Stir in the blended vegetable mixture.
  11. Cook and stir till soup is heated through.
  12. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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