Green bean soup with yummy dumplings

8 servings
10 min
30 min


Number of serving: 8
500g Green Beans – Sliced into about 2″ pieces

(Traditionally they are sliced lengthways, then cut in half)

2-3 Carrots – Sliced into rounds

A Bunch of Parsley – Roughly Chopped

2-3 Garlic Cloves – Roughly Chopped

2-3 Tblsp Light Oil

For the Dumplings (they are called Nokedli in Hungary)

2 Cups of Plain Flour

1 Egg

Pinch of Salt

Enought water to make a sticky dough.


  • For the Soup:
    * Sautee the vegetables in your Soup Pot with the Oil for about 10 minutes.

    * Add about 2 litres of water, simmer for 20 – 30 minutes.

    For the Dumplings:
    Mix all ingredients to form a fairly wet (not runny) sticky dough.
    * Drop Teaspoonsful of the dumpling mixture into simmering soup and cook for a further 2 minutes.

    * Turn off heat.

    * Add 200ml of Milk or a few Tablespoons of Cream

    * Slowly drizzle a beaten Egg into the soup

    * Add 2 -3 Tblsp White Vinegar

    Serve and enjoy! Bon Apetit!


Green Bean Soup with Yummy Dumplings, photo 1Green Bean Soup with Yummy Dumplings, photo 2



gerry.mitten, 02/01/2011

This was great and so simple, the parsley, beans and carrots straight from my garden.

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