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Green Bean Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Patricia Leith
Added: Sunday, October 12, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
About 1 - 2 lb. green beans, trimmed and broken into bite size pieces
4 - 6 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed into bite size pieces
1 - 2 medium onions, chopped
1/3 - 1/2 lb. bacon cut into 1/4 inch pieces (slightly freezing bacon makes it easier to cut)
about 2 T flour
1 can cream of celery soup (optional)
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
butter for garnish (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Boil green beans, potatoes, and onion in water in stockpot until tender. Meanwhile, saute bacon in skillet until crisp; then add flour, stirring until thickened. Pour bacon mixture into stockpot when vegetables are ready, stirring in to thicken soup. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add cream of celery soup if you like. Serve with a dollop of butter on top of each bowl of soup and/or add vinegar to taste.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 - 8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is particularly good when you have fresh green beans and/or potatoes from your garden. As with many of my "recipes," this is more of a guideline, with all measurements based on availability, taste, and number of people to be served.

 

 

 

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