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Dry Beans Stew with Meat

Turkish
Main Dish / 15 November 2019

This is a stewed bean dish that is very popular in Turkey. It has been a favorite since the Ottoman era. If you are looking for a low budget dish that is healthy and delicious, you should definitely try this recipe out. The best pair to this amazing dish is rice. If you add plain yogurt as well, you have yourself a feast. Bon Appetit!

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<a href="https://www.petitegourmets.com/recipes/dried-beans-with-meat"><p style="margin: 0 0 6px;"><img style="width: 14px; padding: 0 4px 0 0;" src="https://d2lswn7b0fl4u2.cloudfront.net/assets/icons/pg-round-favicon.ico" />Dry Beans Stew with Meat</p><img style="display: block; width: 100%;" src="https://d2lswn7b0fl4u2.cloudfront.net/photos/pg-dry-beans-dish-with-yogurt-and-crushed-red-1585318957.jpg" alt="Dry Beans Stew with Meat" /><p style="padding: 6px 0 12px;">Leave the beans inside a bowl of water from the night before. The next day when you are ready to cook it, strain the water, wash the beans again and boil them in a large pot. In a separate pan add the olive oil and sauté the peppers and onions. Add the stew meat, tomato paste, pepper paste, chilli flakes,... - <strong>Show More</strong></p></a>
Difficulty Medium
Servings 4-6 people
Preperation 15 mins
Cooking 40 mins
Total 55 mins
146calories
20 mgcholesterol
102 mgsodium
220 mgpotassium
10.3 gprotein
7.6 gfat

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Leave the beans inside a bowl of water from the night before. The next day when you are ready to cook it, strain the water, wash the beans again and boil them in a large pot.
  2. In a separate pan add the olive oil and sauté the peppers and onions.
  3. Add the stew meat, tomato paste, pepper paste, chilli flakes, salt, black pepper to the mix and keep sautéing.
  4. One the beans are cooked, strain the water to a bowl and keep it.
  5. Put the cooked beans inside the sautéed mix and sauté them together for a bit.
  6. Now put the mixture into a large pot with the strained water you have from before.
  7. Cook it on a medium heat and once finished, rest it for 5-10 minutes before serving.

Tips

  • Make sure to put the beans in a bowl of water from the night before.
  • The best way to know if the bean is cooked is to try a piece every now and then while it is boiling.
  • Pepper paste is hard to find so you can just use 1 tablespoons of tomato paste instead.
  • Once the dish is cooked, make sure to rest it for 5-10 minutes.

Things to know about beans

Beans are a great source of protein and they also have a good amount of fiber and soluble fiber which helps lower the cholesterol. Myanmar, India, Canada and China are one of the top producer of beans. Beans are mostly used in Spanish and Latin American cuisines. Beans and rice are usually served as a side with most of their dishes.

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