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Today I chose to present you a new recipe extremely easy to make but very tasty and nutritious, in the same time. Made with simple and healthy ingredients, this wonderful Romanian Pressure Cooker Green Bean Soup, which requires very little time to cook, I guarantee it will delight your senses with its creamy texture and the perfect flavors of organically grown vegetables. Because it is an extremely versatile warm dish, you have the freedom to adapt the recipe according to your culinary preferences or needs.
Let’s dive into the fascinating world of simple, healthy and tasty vegetables, which are available both fresh or frozen, which guarantee a wonderful taste and a culinary dish full of nutrients.
How to cook Pressure Cooker Green Bean Soup Recipe?
Certainly, the culinary recipes differ all over the world because of the culinary traditions of each country, but also of the ingredients found in different territories, depending on the climate and geographical positioning.
In my country, in Romania, green bean is an extremely often consumed ingredient, especially used after cooking it in different ways. Precisely because it is used in many culinary dishes specific to this area of the globe, over time housewives and professional chefs have adapted their needs and managed to find different ways to preserve fresh green bean for long term use, thus having the opportunity to enjoy this wonderful vegetable also in the cold season, when it can no longer be found fresh in the gardens.
Thus, as I already told you in the article dedicated to food preservation methods, the green bean that we need in order to cook this wonderful Romanian pressure cooker green bean soup can be used fresh, but also frozen or preserved in a jar in your pantry.
Thus, after obtaining the main ingredient for this delicious pressure cooker green bean soup, all we need are more vegetables, especially chopped root vegetables, for extra taste and a boost of vitamins. After that, to intensify the taste and flavor of this fascinating slow cooker green bean soup, we will use tomato juice, preferably homemade, and water.
In the end, the creaminess of this Romanian pressure cooker green bean soup will be ensured by an extremely simple mixture of egg yolk and sour cream (minimum 20% fat), which is the special ingredient for obtaining a delicious and creamy soup. This step is extremely most of the soup recipes that I am presenting you on this blog.
Last, but not the least important, because it is something that you should take into consideration before cooking this delicious Romanian pressure cooker green bean soup, remember that a vegetable based warm dish is very healthy and represent a lot of benefits for kids’ development.
Pressure Cooker Green Bean Soup benefits
For parents and caregivers, ensuring kids receive the most nutritious and health-promoting foods is a top priority, and green beans can be considered a star vegetable when trying to achieve healthy eating habits.
Green beans are a fantastic source of dietary fiber, crucial for maintaining a healthy digestive system. Children often face digestive discomfort from various foods, but incorporating green beans helps promote regular bowel movements and a comfortable digestion process. The high fiber content also contributes to feelings of fullness, preventing overeating and promoting healthier weight management, meaning that you can easily incorporate green beans in diets for overweight kids.
Moreover, green beans are packed with a variety of vital nutrients, including Vitamins A, C, and K, as well as folate.
Vitamin A supports optimal eye health and vision, a boon for kids in their developmental years, whether they’re focusing on textbooks or exploring the world around them.
Vitamin C plays a critical role in bolstering the immune system, helping to fend off common illnesses, a frequent concern in young, developing immune systems.
The presence of Vitamin K and folate is also significant; the former assists in the blood clotting process, while the latter is essential for overall growth and the development of a healthy heart and cells.
Not to forget, green beans are a low-calorie option with no saturated fat, making them a heart-healthy food choice that can be consumed in good portions without the worry of unhealthy weight gain. This aspect is particularly important in establishing long-term healthy eating habits and can be extremely useful even for adults in weight lose diets.
In conclusion, green beans are a powerhouse of nutrition and an invaluable addition to kids’ diets. Moreover, combining the green beans with the other vegetables such as carrots, celery, parsnip and other that you may choose to chop for this Romanian Pressure cooker green bean soup recipe, you can comfort knowing you are contributing positively to your child’s growth, development, and long-term health.
Romanian Pressure Cooker Green Bean Soup Recipe Full
Romanian Pressure Cooker Green Bean Soup – a delicious and healthy vegetable soup made in no time
- 1 Crockpot Express Multicooker / Large soup pot
- 1 Vegetable Chopper / Knife
- 1 Spatula
- 1 Bowl
- 400 g green bean pods;
- 1 pc onion
- 2 pcs carrots;
- 1 pc parsnip root;
- 1 pc celery root;
- 250 ml tomato juice;
- 1.5 l water;
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil;
- 1 pc egg yolk;
- 2 tbsp sour cream;
- Black pepper;
- Optional: 2 springs of thyme; other vegetables that you enjoy.
- If you use fresh green bean pods, first you have to top the bean and cut the green bean pods into smaller pieces;
- Then, wash the pieces of green bean pods with cold water and use a sieve to drain the green bean;
If you use frozen green bean, you can skip the first 2 steps.
- Using a knife, or a vegetable chopper (I used the Thermomix), grate the vegetables that you choose to use (onions, carrots, parsnip, celery);
- Start the BROWN / SAUTEE Program of the Multicooker and select 10 minutes;
- Once the pot is heated, add the vegetable oil and the grated vegetables; Add salt and black pepper and stir occasionally;
- After the program is over, add the green bean pods;
- Then, add the tomato juice and the water;
- Optional: If you choose to add thyme for extra flavor, simply place the sprigs of thyme on top of the soup, before closing the lid;
- Close the lid and select the SOUP Program for 30 minutes;
- Once the program has ended, carefully release the steam from the pot, open the lid and pour a mixture made from 1 egg yolk and 2 tbsp sour cream, well beaten together, into the hot soup;
- Close the lid again and let the flavors combine well for several minutes;
- Before serving the soup, remove the thyme sprigs;
- Serve the Romanian green bean soup warm, with a julienned red onions salad;
Remember: I used the Crockpot Express Multicooker to make this amazing Romanian Pressure Cooker green bean soup, but it is not necessary to have this kitchen appliance in order to achieve the same delicious result. Simply use a large pot and follow the steps from the recipe and I guarantee you will love this amazing healthy warm dish.
Pressure Cooker Green Beans Soup Recipe Video
If you need further help for following the steps described in the detailed recipe above, do not hesitate to watch the step-by-step video recipe below.
I hope you will cook this amazing Romanian Pressure Cooker Green Bean Soup recipe, because I already told you it is extremely delicious and healthy, and I am looking forward to your review. Don’t forget that you can share your thoughts and opinions in the comments section. Until the next easy and delicious recipe, I wish you all a great time spent with your loved ones. Bye 😊