6 Reviews

This soup turned out really really delicious and rich. However, I did have to make a change. I ended up pureeing the soup (personal preference) and found that the blandness of the white beans was a bit over powering for the seasoning. I quickly fixed this by adding a vegetable boullion cube. I think this soup is nearly perfect in every way but I would recommend cooks use broth instead of plain water to take it up that extra notch. Thanks for the posting!

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sofie-a-toast March 09, 2013

This soup really surprised me because, with such simple ingredients, it packs a lot of flavor! I must admit that I generally use canned beans for everything, but I decided to stay faithful to the recipe and soak the beans overnight. I honestly think using butter added a nice flavor. I was hesitant about the chili powder, thinking it would be overpowering, but the way it blended with the paprika gave the soup a distinct flavoring that was really delicious. I cooked the soup for 3 hours, but found that I needed to add liquid. I used some chicken broth. I can't wait to try this soup after a day or two, because its hard to think it can be improved! Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe.

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JackieOhNo! March 12, 2012

What s lovely, simple soup! Very easy to make and the beans really fill you up. I used half vegrtable broth and doubled the chili powder.

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threeovens May 15, 2013

Lovely, warming, comforting---everything you want from a soup on a chilly fall day. I followed the recipe with just a tweak or two--I used smoked paprika and aleppo pepper instead of chili pepper. I cooked the onions in olive oil instead of butter. I loved the inclusion of tomato paste--it gave the soup a subtle sweetness and a subtle pink tinge. Great stuff, Umm!

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Chef Kate October 04, 2011

I'll be the first to admit that I usually use canned beans when making soups like this, but once in a while I really do enjoy doing it the way my mom used to ~ It reminds me of her & gives me that warm, comforting feeling of being a little closer to her even if just for that time I spend in the kitchen! Anyway, this soup has a great, satisfying taste, so it's well worth the 5 stars! Thanks for posting the recipe! [Tagged & made in Please Review My Recipe]

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Sydney Mike September 12, 2011
Albanian White Bean Soup (Jani Me Fasule)