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Barbunyali Plaki (Turkish Bean Stew)

Updated: Jan 28, 2020

Yield: ~ 1 hotel pan

Variations: Can use other beans, such as garbanzo beans, kidney beans, black-eyed peas.


1.5 cups olive oil

4 large onions, diced

8 cloves of garlic, minced

1 bunch of Italian parsley, chopped

10 carrots, peeled and chopped

1 #10 can diced tomatoes

12 cups of cooked white beans, such as navy beans

Water to cover mixture

Lemon wedges for garnish

Salt and pepper, to taste

In a soup pot, heat oil and sauté the onion, garlic, parsley, and carrots. When the onions become soft, add tomatoes with the juices, and the beans, stirring to mix. Add just enough water to barely cover the bean mixture.

Bring to a simmer, and cook for 20 minutes.

Season as needed with salt and pepper.

Serve with lemon wedges and parsley as a garnish.

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