Cream of Green Bean Soup
1/2 cup butter or margarine
6 cups fresh or frozen green beans, cut into short
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/4 cup all purpose flour
2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 cups water
1 cup chicken stock
12 ounces canned corn beef, diced
Sour cream or Cheddar cheese for
Melt butter in large saucepan. Add beans and onions. Sauté until onion is clear.
Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Add milk, water and chicken broth. Stir and
cook until thickened.
Crumble corned beef into bean-milk mixture. Simmer until beans are cooked. Serve with dollop of sour cream or grated Cheddar cheese.