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Pork Garden Bean Soup Recipe

This creamy soup is a great way to start a meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups water
  • 1 bone-in pork loin chop (about 1/2 pound)
  • 3/4 cup cut fresh green beans
  • 3/4 cup cubed peeled potatoes
  • 1 medium carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup half-and-half cream

Directions

  • 1. Place water and pork chop in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 minutes, just until pork is tender. Remove from water. Cool; cut into cubes.
  • 2. Add the beans, potatoes, carrot, salt and pepper to cooking liquid. Return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Return pork to pan; stir in cream and heat through (do not boil). Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 290 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 76 mg cholesterol, 664 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 21 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.