What is the boiling time for green beans?
Fresh green beans should be boiled for 4 to 5 minutes. Frozen green beans should be boiled for 5 to 7 minutes in boiling water. When boiling green beans add salt.
Let’s cook soup with green beans and cheese
Ingredients for making a soup with green beans
green beans - 200 grams.
broth - 1.5 liters.
Leeks - 1 large or 2 small.
onion - 1 head.
cabbage - half a small cabbage head.
cauliflower - 200 grams.
Dutch cheese (grated) - 100 grams.
herbs and salt - to taste
The recipe for cooking a soup with green beans and cheese
Rinse beans, boil them, put in colander and then into a bowl and mash thoroughly. Put puree to the broth. Chop the leeks and onions, cabbage (white and colored), fry the vegetables gently in butter for 10 minutes, then add them to the pan with the cooked green beans. Add greens and grated cheese, mix well and turn off the heat. Stir again in 3 minutes and pour into bowls. Serve with fresh bread.
The benefits of green beans
Green beans are rich in vitamins A, B, C, E, fiber, magnesium, folate, calcium, iron and chromium. All these substances are essential to man.
In folk medicine green beans are used in hormonal problems of women during pregnancy, anemia, diabetes. Green beans good for the heart, kidneys, lungs and liver. Green beans are considered to be a dietary product, low in calories.
When buying green beans, look at how the beans look like. Green beans should be firm, not tough, light-green color.