Recipes

Recipe of the Week: Bean Soup

The gastronomy of the region is part of its tradition. The locals’ way of life, work and their habits are all reflected on their trade mark.

This week we bring you the bean soup recipe, as it is made by the locals.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Nutrition information: 400 cal, 19.4 g fat, 15.5 g protein

Ingredients

  • 500 gr of beans
  • 1 tea cup of olive oil
  • 1 carrot slice in round pieces
  • 1 big dry onion
  • 1 chili pepper (all of it)
  • 1.5 L of water
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Preparation

We wash the beans with plenty of water and put them in cold water for 2-4 hours depending on their variety in order to soak. We add water in the casserole and let them cook until they are peeled off while adding cold water. Half way though we drain the beans and throw the water away. We put the beans on the fire again and add one liter of water, oil, salt, pepper, carrot, the whole chili pepper and the grated onion. We let them boil for an hour or until the bean soup becomes thick.

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