Cream of Green Bean Soup

From Southern Living. Great way to use up the last of the green beans at the end of garden season.

Yield: 8 servings
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  • 3 cup(s) chicken broth


  1. 1/2 lb fresh green beans
  2. 3 cups chicken broth
  3. 2 small potatoes, peeled and quartered
  4. 1/4 c. butter
  5. 2 small cloves garlic, crushed
  6. salt & pepper
  7. 1/2 c. chopped fresh chives
  8. 1/4 c sour cream
  9. 1 TT lemon juice
  10. Dusting of Dill

  11. Trim and cut beans. Combine beans with broth, potatoes, butter and garlic in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat and simmer 20 min. until veggies are tender. Stir in salt, pepper and chives.

  12. Cool slightly. Place in batches in blender. Return to saucepan. Stir in sour cream and lemon juice. Cook until soup is thoroughly heated through. Garnish with dill if desired.

  13. This soup base can be frozen minus the sour cream and lemon juice.
August 2013

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