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Fresh Yellow and Green Bean Soup Recipe

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Mark Aubin
Added: Tuesday, September 5, 2006


This is an original - meant to feature fresh beans
3 cups each - green and yellow beans
one large white onion--------diced
2 medium carrots---------medium dice
olive oil----to taste
2 cloves garlic
pat of butter
Pinch of cloves if you like that taste

Dice 1 large white or yellow onion,saute it in olive oil in the
bottom of your favorite soup pan.Dice up two carrots and
add those too.Season with salt and pepper,add two diced
cloves of fresh garlic.Clean and trim beans.cut green
beans into 1 inch segments leaving yellow wax beans
whole.Add beans to soup pot covering with just enough
broth or water to barely cover vegetables.season again.
Bring to a boil then drop down to a simmer and do
something else for a while.Not too long, about about 25
minutes later it's almost ready,Now,get some tongs out
and fish out all of those yellow beans.Drop them into your
blender,be sure to only get the yellow ones and no carrots
either so it doesn't turn to poo on you.Blend the yellow
beans with some of the liquid and onions from the soup pot
and a pat of butter until smooth and creamy looking.Add it
back to the pot,seasonto final taste ,and serve.
bon apetit

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Preparation Time:
half an hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
All the pain in the butt instructions for
keeping the beans apart is strictly for color.It looks
pretty cool this way and the yellow part looks and almost
tastes like a cream base.A tiny bit of nutmeg can be nice too.
But most of all, You gotta have fresh market stand or garden
beans for this to work cause they are featured.




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