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Green Bean Soup

Makes: 6 to 8 servings
Prep 25 mins Cook 15 mins
Green Bean Soup
Ingredients
  • 2 14  ounce can  vegetable broth
  • 1  medium  onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1/2  vanilla bean, split lengthwise
  • 3  tablespoons  butter, softened
  • 3  tablespoons  all-purpose flour
  • 1  pound  thin green beans, trimmed and cut into bite-size pieces (3 to 3 1/2 cups)
  •  Steamed Green Beans (see recipe below) (optional)
  •  Herbed Sourdough Breadsticks (see recipe below) (optional)
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. Ladle into bowls. If desired, garnish with steamed green beans and serve with Herbed Sourdough Breadsticks. Makes 6 to 8 side-dish servings.

Steamed Green Beans
Ingredients
  • 1/2  pound  thin green beans
Directions

1. Place green beans in a steamer basket. Cover and steam over boiling water for 5 to 7 minutes or until tender.

Nutrition Facts (Green Bean Soup)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 94,
  • Fat, total (g) 7,
  • chol. (mg) 16,
  • sat. fat (g) 4,
  • carb. (g) 11,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • pro. (g) 2,
  • sodium (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Herbed Sourdough Breadsticks
Ingredients
  • 1/2 12  inch  sourdough baguette
  • 2  tablespoons  olive oil
  • 1  teaspoon  snipped fresh thyme
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375 degree F. Cut half of a 2-inch sourdough baguette lengthwise into 1/2-inch slices. Cut into 1-inch-wide sticks. Brush cut surfaces evenly with olive oil and sprinkle with thyme. Place on baking sheet. Bake in the preheated oven for 16 minutes or until golden.

Nutrition Facts (Green Bean Soup)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 94,
  • Fat, total (g) 7,
  • chol. (mg) 16,
  • sat. fat (g) 4,
  • carb. (g) 11,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • pro. (g) 2,
  • sodium (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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