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 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: 71 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 779mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 4g fiber), 3g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 0 fat.


  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 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 239299
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2015

"I like it before I try it."

bevery1949 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 86901
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2011

"Very good and low Weight Watcher points."

debbysbydesign 35963
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2011

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

debbysbydesign 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 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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