Creamy String Bean Soup

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String beans are cooked in salted water with potatoes, sauteed onions, vinegar and a clove of garlic in this German soup thickened with sour cream.

INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):


  • Cook potatoes in salted water. When half done, add beans, vinegar, pepper and garlic (spear on toothpick for easy finding). Add onion. Simmer until potatoes are done. Remove garlic glove.
  • Combine the flour and 1/4 cup water and make a smooth paste. Thicken soup with the flour paste.
  • Remove from heat. Slowly stir in sour cream. Do not cook any further. Stir in cooked and diced Mettwurst or other German sausage just before serving.