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Tomato Green Bean Soup Recipe

Tomato Green Bean Soup Recipe

"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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

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, 1/2 fat

Reviews for Tomato Green Bean Soup

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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!"

Reviewed Dec. 13, 2015

"I like it before I try it."

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."

Reviewed Dec. 11, 2011

"Very good and low Weight Watcher points."

Reviewed Sep. 29, 2011

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

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."

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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