Green Bean Soup with Yummy Dumplings

Here’s the Recipe: 

This recipe looks longer than it actually is, it really is quick and easy and can be a whole meal in itself. Vegetarians particularly love this soup as it is delicious and filling as well.

500g Green Beans – Sliced into about 2″ pieces
(Traditionally they are sliced lengthways, then cut in half)

2-3 Carrots – Sliced into rounds
A Bunch of Parsley – Roughly Chopped
2-3 Garlic Cloves – Roughly Chopped
2-3 Tblsp Light Oil

  • Sautee the vegetables in your Soup Pot with the Oil for about 10 minutes.
  • Add about 2 litres of water, simmer for 20 – 30 minutes.

For the Dumplings (they are called Nokedli in Hungary)

2 Cups of Plain Flour
1 Egg
Pinch of Salt
Enought water to make a sticky dough.

  • Drop Teaspoonsful of the dumpling mixture into simmering soup and cook for a further 2 minutes.
  • Add 200ml of Milk or a few Tablespoons of Cream
  • Slowly drizzle a beaten Egg into the soup
  • Add 2 -3 Tblsp White Vinegar

Enjoy your Soup!

This is one of my favourite family recipes, especially in summer or spring. I hope it will become one of your favourites too!

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