Bean Soup (Santa Maria) Recipe

Step 1

Cook the soaked beans in fresh water for 10 minutes. Drain.

Step 2

In a soup pot, heat the oil & gently fry the onion. Add the rest of the vegetables & the seasonings. Stir well & add the beans. Ensure that all the vegetables are covered with oil & pour in the stock. Allow to simmer till the beans are cooked & the vegetables are tender.

Things You'll Need

  • 2c Dried beans, soaked
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 2 Carrots, peeled & sliced
  • 1 Celery stick, sliced
  • 2 Tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2c Olive oil
  • Bay leaves
  • 1ts Salt
  • 1pn Pepper
  • 1ts Cumin
  • 3pt Stock

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