Green Bean Soup

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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 7 ounces potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 3 cups vegetable stock or 3 cups chicken stock
  • 1 small cucumber, cut into chunks
  • 3 ounces watercress
  • 4 12 ounces green beans, trimmed and halved lengthwise
  • salt and pepper


  1. Heat the oil in a large pan and saute the onion and garlic for 3-4 minutes, or until softened.
  2. Add the cubed potatoes and cook for a further 2-3 minutes.
  3. Stir in the stock, bring to a boil, and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the cucumber to the pan and cook for a further 3 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.
  5. Add the watercress and allow to wilt.
  6. Then place the soup in a food processor and blend until smooth.
  7. Bring a small pan of water to a boil and steam the beans for 3-4 minutes, or until tender.
  8. Add the beans to the soup, season, and warm through.

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