Tomato Green Bean Soup Recipe
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Tomato Green Bean Soup Recipe

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"This colorful soup is delicious anytime of year," notes Bernice Nolan of Granite City, Illinois. "When I can't get homegrown tomatoes and green beans, I've found that frozen beans and canned tomatoes (or even stewed tomatoes) work just fine. Served with warm breadsticks, this soup is a complete meal. My husband and I enjoy it as a meatless dish, but you could also add diced chicken or ham."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min.
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 6 cups reduced-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 pound fresh green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 cups diced fresh tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil or 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 58 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 535mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable.


  1. In a large saucepan, saute onion and carrots in butter for 5 minutes. Stir in the broth, beans and garlic; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  2. Stir in the tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer 5 minutes longer. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Tomato Green Bean Soup in Light & Tasty June/July 2001, p19

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SaraM15 User ID: 1311575 246437
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2016

"Loved the soup recipe. I used can of diced tomatoes, and I added diced ham, 1 tablespoon of sugar, and a few handfuls of small pasta. Very tasty. Thanks for sharing, Bernice!"

Libyan1 User ID: 8660537 239299
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2015

"I like it before I try it."

bevery1949 User ID: 5979249 232251
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2015

"Made recipe as written. My husband loves soup for lunch. He had a 2nd bowl. Will try it with my homemade stewed tomatoes and my frozen green beans this winter."

bjsilve0 User ID: 172187 86901
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2011

"Very good and low Weight Watcher points."

debbysbydesign User ID: 1903613 35963
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2011

"Oops for got to rate this yummy soup. Left my review abrove. ;-)"

debbysbydesign User ID: 1903613 72849
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2011

"Made this with my fresh garden veggies and added sauteed chicken breast. Yummy...very tasty! My family is going to like this."

LegalSec User ID: 548619 88762
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2011

"Very tasty soup. Good seasoning. I added some uncooked spiral rotini, red pepper flakes and instead of fresh tomatoes I added a can of petite diced tomatoes with garlic and olive oil."

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