Green Bean and Garlic Soup

Ingredients

6 cups Water
1 teaspoon Salt (or to taste)
1 Thyme sprig OR
1/4 teaspoon Dried thyme
1 teaspoon Olive oil
10 Garlic cloves, minced or put through a press
1/2 pound Green beans, 1 ½" lengths
1 Egg
Freshly ground pepper
3 tablespoons Fresh parsley, chopped

Preparation

1
Combine the water, salt, thyme, bay leaf and olive oil in a soup pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and squeeze in the garlic. Add the green beans and simmer, uncovered, for 10-12 minutes.
2
Adjust seasonings.
3
Beat the egg in a bowl and ladle some soup into the egg, stirring.
4
Return to the pot, stirring all the while. Add pepper. Let simmer a few minutes, tasting to make sure the flavors blend. Serve topped with parsley and/or croutons.

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4.0 servings

Added:

Saturday, December 12, 2009 - 12:14am

Creator:

Anonymous

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