POPSUGAR Food

Fast & Easy Dinner: Green Bean Soup

Dec 18 2008 - 7:45am



On a recent episode of Top Chef [1], the remaining contestants were asked to take a dish and translate it into a soup. With this recipe for green bean soup, you can do the same thing in your own kitchen!

The classic, creamy green bean casserole [2] is remade into a soup. It's made with vegetable broth, so it's vegetarian friendly. If you love green beans, give this recipe a try and .

Green Bean Soup

Green Bean Soup

Ingredients

2 14-ounce cans vegetable broth
1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2 of a vanilla bean, split lengthwise
3 tablespoons butter, softened
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 lb. thin green beans, trimmed and cut into bite-size pieces (3 to 3 1/2 cups) plus 1/2 lb. steamed green beans

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring the broth, onion, and vanilla bean to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until onion is tender. Discard vanilla bean.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together the butter and flour. Whisk into broth mixture. Cook and stir until slightly thickened and bubbly.
  3. Add beans to broth mixture. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes more or until beans are crisp-tender.
  4. Ladle into bowls. Garnish with steamed green beans.

Serves 4.


Source URL
http://www.yumsugar.com/food/Fast-Easy-Dinner-Green-Bean-Soup-2621471