Piroshki Filling: String Bean

Preparation info
  • Makes 6 cups 1.5 l ) ;

    4 to 6

    first-course servings
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Soup: A Way of Life

By Barbara Kafka

Published 1998

  • About

A refreshing soup that takes advantage of tender summer green beans. It may be necessary to thin the soup down with additional chicken stock and/or cream after refrigerating.


  • ¼ cup (33 g) kosher salt, plus additional to taste
  • pounds (1.1 <


In a large nonaluminum pot, bring 6 quarts (6 l) water to a boil. Add the salt. Stir in the string beans. Return to a boil and cook until the beans are tender but still bright green, about 4 minutes. Drain