Traditional greek bean soup

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
375 grams Black Eye Beans,soaked
2 tablespoons Olive oil
1 large Onion, chopped
2 Stalks celery,including leaves, sliced
2 Carrots, sliced
2 Tomatoes, peeled, chopped
1 tablespoon Tomato paste
2 teaspoons Sugar
½ teaspoon Minced garlic
1 teaspoon Basil leaves
6 cups Water
Salt, pepper to taste

In a large pan, heat the olive oil, and lightly fry the onion, celery and carrots for 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, soaked beans, tomato paste, sugar, garlic, basil, salt, pepper and water. Bring to the boil and simmer covered for 1 hour or until the beans are tender. Check seasonings before serving.

From "Book Of Beans And Spices", Admiral Brand beans, McCormick spices, and New Idea magazine. Typed by Greg Mayman, 1997. Tested & enjoyed several times :-)))

Posted to MM-Recipes Digest by "Rfm" <Robert-Miles@...> on Sep 21, 98

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