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Green Bean Soup


Rate this recipe 4.2/5 (32 Votes)


  • - 1 1/2 lbs of green beans and butter beans cut into pieces
  • - 2 large potatoes sliced
  • - 1 1/2 lbs of chopped tomatoes
  • - 1 onion
  • - 1 clove of garlic
  • - Bay leaf, basil
  • - Salt and pepper


Level of difficulty Easy
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

- Saute chopped onion, potatoes, bay leaf and garlic in olive oil
- Add beans and tomatoes and cover with water
- Cook 45 minutes

Step 2

- Season and add the basil

*You can also add chopped croutons.

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  • 5 Potatoes
  • 1.5 Cup shredded zucchini
  • 3/4 Cup shredded cheese
  • 3/ Cup milk
  • 1/3 Cup coriander, chopped
  • 1/3 Cup basil, chopped
  • Parmesan, to sprinkle
  • Salt and pepper, to season


  1. Chop the potatoes in half, boil until very tender and drain.
  2. In a bowl, combine the potatoes and zucchini. Add the grated cheese, milk, coriander, basil, salt and pepper, and mix thoroughly. 
  3. On a baking tray, spoon out the zucchini-potato mixture and form into balls. 
  4. Sprinkle with Parmesan and grated cheese, and bake at 350°F for 15 minutes.
  5. When golden, remove from oven... and enjoy!

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