This creamy bean soup is perfect for cold winter days. It is an easy and quick stove-top soup! In the past beans are usually cooked to prepare meals in larger quantities and used for over a few days.

If you have a large amount of beans and you are bored of creamy soup you can always experiment with string beans and put your creativity to work or follow some of the other string beans recipes ideas of how to cook them.

Creamy Bean Soup

Creamy bean soup is a warm soup but also can be an appetizer.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Slovenia
Keyword: green beans
Servings: 4


  • Scale
  • Washing bowl
  • Knife
  • Liquid measuring cup with lid
  • Strainer or mixer


  • 200 g string beans
  • 1 l water
  • 20 g raw butter
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • parsley or chives (optionally)


  • Remove all the large debris, then cut off both tips of the beans and cut the pods into shorter pieces, 3 to 5 centimeters long.
  • Place the weighted beans in a pot and pour water over them and cook over moderate heat, covered to a simmer until the beans are soft, the beans are cooked to varying lengths depending on the type of string bean from 15 to 30 minutes.
  • Put raw butter in a thick soup of string beans, salt and cook the noodles, which are cooked according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  • Place the creamy bean soup from string beans on a plate or in a cup, pepper if desired and sprinkle with sliced ​​parsley or chives.


You can use a stick mixer, chop the cooked string beans well with a stick mixer, then strain it through a soup strainer and use a spoon to press the chopped string beans to separate the soup from the strainer.

Inspiration and adaptation:,,

Explore other recipes from the traditional Slovenian cuisine.

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