Potato Soup With Beans | Reader's Digest

Potato Soup With Beans

A great soup like this can help take the chill out of a winter's night.

Potato Soup with BeansPhotos by Rob Hagen and Dan RobertsPotato Soup with Beans

Ingredients

  • 2 medium carrots, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dill weed
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • Pepper to taste

    How to make it 


  • 1

    In a large saucepan, cook carrots in butter for 4 minutes or until tender. Stir in the broth, potatoes, garlic and dill. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

  • 2

    With a slotted spoon, remove half of the potatoes to a bowl; mash with a fork. Return to pan. Stir in the beans.

  • 3

    In a small bowl, combine the flour, sour cream and pepper; add to soup.

  • 4

    Cook over low heat for 5 minutes or until heated through (do not boil).