Fasole Frecata--Romanian Mashed Beans

Recipe by Transylmania
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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Drain the beans and put them in a large pot. Cover with water and bring to a boil.
  • Lower heat to a simmer, cover beans, and cook for about 45 minutes.
  • Add carrots, onion, and parsnip. Cover again and cook for another 45 minutes.
  • Drain beans and vegetables and mash all together. This can also be done in a meat grinder or a food processor.
  • Add salt and plenty of black pepper.
  • For the moare (a sauce).
  • In a heavy skillet cook the bacon over medium high heat, or until the fat cooks out a bit.
  • Add the onions and saute together over medium heat for 10 minutes, or until the onions begin to brown.
  • Add paprika and cook for about 1 more minute.
  • Serve this over each serving of beans.
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