Cream of Fresh Green Bean Soup

"Another delicious soup created around a basic soup base."
Cream of Fresh Green Bean Soup created by Davina Cook Master
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  • In a saucepan, combine the chicken broth, chopped onion, green beans and savory.
  • Bring mixture to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 to 30 minutes or until vegetable is tender.
  • Place half of the vegetable mixture in a blender or food processor.
  • Cover and blend 30 to 60 seconds or till smooth. Take care when blending hot liquids. Pour into bowl.
  • Repeat with remaining vegetable mixture; set all aside.
  • In the same saucepan, melt the butter or margarine.
  • Whisk in flour, salt and pepper.
  • Add the milk all at once, whisking till smooth.
  • Cook and stir till mixture is thickened and bubbly.
  • Stir in the blended vegetable mixture.
  • Cook and stir till soup is heated through.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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  1. basya
    Yum. I googled what a substitute for dried savory is, as I didn't have any. I used thyme. Everything else, I followed the recipe. My only complaint is that the amount is so small. :P Would definitely double the amount next time. Thanks!
  2. Paudie M.
    Red onion thyme and basil.
  3. Paudie M.
    I had loads of green beans. I doubled up on the ingredients. I love the taste. I used red onion as it was the only type i had. My wife says i used too much butter so maybe a little less next time
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  4. 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!
  5. j_hersee
    I had a bag of home-grown green beans that I'd left on the plants too long and they'd gone a bit tough, so I decided to look for a soup recipe to use them up. This recipe was so easy, I blended thoroughly to make sure there were no tough bits left, and the result was absolutely delicious!


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