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Traditional Greek Bean Soup

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Category: Beans

 Ingredients List

  • 375 g Black Eye Beans,soaked
  • 2 tb Olive oil
  • 1 lg Onion, chopped
  • 2 Stalks celery,including
  • -leaves, sliced
  • 2 Carrots, sliced
  • 2 Tomatoes, peeled, chopped
  • 1 tb Tomato paste
  • 2 ts Sugar
  • 1/2 ts Minced garlic
  • 1 ts Basil leaves
  • 6 c 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.

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