Saturday, May 25, 2013

Red Bean soup

Note: this recipe is for 4 people.


  • 1 lb red beans
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • 5 cups of water


Put red beans in a large bowl add cold water and leave it for one night. Then, strain the excess water, put in a large pot add some cold water. Boil them approximately 30 minutes, until they get soft.

To prepare the sauce; take a pan, put olive oil and chopped onion in it. Roast onions and then add chopped carrots, roast them together a few more minutes. Lastly add tomato paste and cook a few more minutes. Add this sauce to boiled beans, add salt, sugar and cook it in low heat about 30 more minutes. Your soup is ready.

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