And a great example of this phenomenon is frozen green beans. They are cheap, do not store for a long time, taste fresh and very nutritious! And that package of frozen peas can be turned into a delicious creamy green bean soup.
Compared to dry peas, they have the advantage of time – they don’t need to be soaked, they don’t even need to be soaked. You can just pour it into the pot and have a steaming and fragrant soup in less than half an hour.
Green bean soup has been popular all over the world since ancient times. Written sources mention that it was a popular street food in ancient Rome and Greece – a cheap bowl of pea soup could be obtained almost anywhere, enough to satisfy the hardest workers.
This is because peas are cheap, but very rich in composition. In addition to being full of protein and carbohydrates, green beans contain zinc, potassium, magnesium, vitamins C, B5 and B9 and a lot of beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the body, a substance that helps maintain healthy skin. vision and immune system.
Creamy green bean soup
- 1 liter of vegetable broth or water,
- 4 potatoes,
- 400 g frozen green beans,
- 1 onion,
- 1 stick of celery,
- 300 ml coconut milk,
- spoon of butter
Melt the butter in a pan with high sides and fry the finely chopped onion and celery stalk until soft.
Add cubed potatoes, add broth or water, and bring to a boil.
Add frozen green beans and simmer for 12-15 minutes.
Heat the pot, grind everything with a blender until a homogeneous creamy soup.
We pour coconut milk, add a little salt and continue to rub with a blender until the milk is mixed.
Served in a bowl, alone or with fresh crusty light bread.
Quick, tasty and very filling.
And most importantly, everything is so simple that no one can give advice. Keep a can of coconut milk, some potatoes, a bag of frozen peas in the pantry and you will always be able to prepare this delicious and healthy soup.