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Creamy String Bean Soup

Creamy String Bean Soup


"This is an old German recipe that can be enhanced by adding Mettwurst or your favorite cooked and diced German sausage to the soup just before serving, that way the soup won't get greasy tasting."
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servings 221 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 221 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 8.2 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.6g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 5.2 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 228 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Cook potatoes in salted water. When half done, add beans, vinegar, pepper and garlic (spear on toothpick for easy finding). Add onion. Simmer until potatoes are done. Remove garlic glove.
  2. Combine the flour and 1/4 cup water and make a smooth paste. Thicken soup with the flour paste.
  3. Remove from heat. Slowly stir in sour cream. Do not cook any further. Stir in cooked and diced Mettwurst or other German sausage just before serving.

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Extremely easy to prepare and was a big success for Thanksgiving dinner!

Delicious, I used fresh green beans and put in at begining. I like mine with more vinegar and used almost a 1/4 cup. Didn't use any sausage. It brings back good childhood memories. As a bonus, ...

I did the recipe as stated and then added thinly sliced celery and chopped radish greens. It was incredible. I used fresh string beans and started them at the same time as the potatoes. Thank...

This was very good! Since I am not a fan of sausage, I used shredded chicken instead. Very delicious!

Looking for a soup that used green beans, I came across this recipe. It called for canned green beans, I used fresh. I just started the beans at the same time I started the potatoes and threw ...

Delicious! I added more vinegar, as I enjoy the taste, and kept it vegetarian. My whole family loved it and my husband has asked me to make it again. This is going into our permanent meal rot...

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