This year I’m very successful with growing my own green beans! I love them steamed and lightly sauteed but they are also great in soups. I still remember the green bean soup that I used to eat at my favourite cafe in my hometown, yeeeaaars ago. This recipe is inspired by the memory of that soup.
Of course you can add more vegetables but I find the combination of green beans, mushrooms and potatoes so good! See for yourself 😉
For 4 portions you’ll need:
1 big bunch of green beans
1 tablespoon coconut oil
4-5 cups water
salt & pepper to taste
1 tablespoon savory or thyme (but I think savory works better here)
20-30 drops liquid smoke
Peel and chop the onion into small cubes.
Peel and chop the potato in bite-sized chunks.
Cut the mushrooms into quarters.
Cut off the bean’s stalks and chop them into bite-sized pieces.
Heat the coconut oil in a medium sized pot and saute the onion until is tarts to turn golden.
Then add the mushrooms, sprinkle with salt & pepper and cook until they are soft and swimming in their own juice, stirring constantly.
Pour in the 4-5 cups of water, cover with lid and bring to boil.
Then add potatoes, savory, liquid smoke and bay-leaves. Bring to boil and let cook for approx. 15 minutes.
After that add the beans and let cook until they are just to your liking.