Czech String Bean and Dill Cream Gravy

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

From Libbie Wostrel; Czech cooking.


  1. Drain liquid from green beans into a measuring cup, reserving 1 cup liquid. Pour rest into a pan; bring to a boil.
  2. Into reserved one cup of liquid, making sure it is cool, measure 2 tablespoons flour per cup of liquid.
  3. Add 2 more tablespoons for 1 cup sour cream. You may use sweet cream mixed with 1-1/2 tablespoons vinegar.
  4. Shake or mix flour mixture well until there are no lumps; add to rest of boiling liquid, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  5. Add chopped dill.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in the sour cream to which the flour has been added.
  7. Do not boil after adding sour cream.
  8. Add green beans and cooked new potatoes.