Fassuliyyeh Baidah (white Bean Soup)

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Make a stock in a medium-sized pot by frying the onion until golden then adding water to fill 3/4 of the pot.
  • Add meat (can be frozen), baharat and salt.
  • Cook until meat is ready (about 3/4hr).
  • While the stock is cooking, cook the white beans.
  • Place in small pot with a lot of water.
  • Bring to the boil.
  • When the water boils, turn off heat and leave for 1/2 hr.
  • Heat again and cook until ready.
  • Once the meat is ready, strain stock and then strain stock into medium pot, until it reaches about 1/4 of the pot.
  • Add meat and beans.
  • Put at medium heat.
  • Puree tomatoes with a small amount of water.
  • When the meat stock has reached boiling point, strain tomato puree into pot using a colander.
  • (Swish with your hands to make it much quicker!).
  • Ratio of tomatoes to stock should be about 3:2.
  • Add tomato paste to taste and to achieve a nice red colour.
  • Keep at a light boil.
  • Dice garlic and finely chop parsley/coriander.
  • Fry garlic in a small amount of oil until golden and then add parsley/coriander and fry for a few seconds.
  • Add to soup.
  • Cook soup at a light boil for a further 10 minutes.
  • Serve in small bowls alongside rice.
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