Creamy Green Bean Soup


  • 1 cups fresh green beans
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups water
  • Salt to taste


  1. Sauté onion and garlic in a large pot until translucent.
  2. Add green beans and water, bring to a boil.
  3. Simmer until beans are tender.
  4. Blend until smooth and season with salt.

Benefits of This Recipe:

  • Kidney Health: Low in potassium and phosphorous, making it suitable for those with kidney issues.
  • Rich in Vitamins: Green beans are a good source of vitamins A, C, and K.
  • Antioxidant Properties: Contains antioxidants from green beans and garlic, which can help fight inflammation.
  • Digestive Health: High fiber content aids in digestion and maintains gut health.
  • Low in Calories: Helps maintain a healthy weight without compromising nutrition.
  • Hydration: High water content from the beans and soup base helps with hydration.

Nutritive Value per Serving (approximate values):

  • Calories: 70 kcal
  • Protein: 2 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 14 grams
  • Fiber: 3 grams
  • Sugars: 4 grams
  • Fat: 0.3 grams
  • Vitamin A: 10% of the Daily Value (DV)
  • Vitamin C: 15% of the DV
  • Vitamin K: 30% of the DV
  • Calcium: 4% of the DV
  • Iron: 6% of the DV


  1. Sauté: In a large pot, sauté the chopped onion and minced garlic until translucent.
  2. Add Green Beans: Add the fresh green beans and water to the pot, bringing it to a boil.
  3. Simmer: Reduce the heat and let it simmer until the green beans are tender.
  4. Blend: Use a blender to blend the mixture until smooth.
  5. Season: Season with salt to taste and serve hot.

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