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russian green bean & potato soup

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

Who doesn't love a good hot soup, especially one with these ingredients? It's nutritious and delicious, yet simple to make. Recipe & photo:

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For russian green bean & potato soup

  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 lg
    onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 4
    red potatoes, cubed
  • 1/2 lb
    green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 5 c
    vegetable, chicken, or beef broth
  • 2 Tbsp
    whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 3/4 c
    sauerkraut with juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped fresh dill
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make russian green bean & potato soup

  • 1
    Heat vegetable oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the onion and gently cook until softened and translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • 2
    Add the potatoes and green beans; cook until the green beans have slightly softened, about 5 more minutes.
  • 3
    Pour in the vegetable stock. Bring to a boil over high heat. Lower heat to medium-low, cover, and cook until the potatoes have softened, about 15 minutes.
  • 4
    Stir the flour into the sour cream, and add it a spoonful at a time to the simmering soup. Stir in the sauerkraut and dill, season to taste with salt and pepper. Simmer for 5 minutes more before serving.