5-6 servings

Ingredients

  • dried white beans: 500 gr.
  • carrots: 3, sliced thickly
  • onions: 2, finely chopped
  • tinned tomatoes: 400 gr.
  • olive oil: ½ cup
  • celery: 3 stalks
  • salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • chilli pepper: 1 (optional)

Instructions

  • Soak beans in water overnight.
  • The next day, wash and boil them over low heat until tender (about 1 hour).
  • Drain beans and rinse saucepan.
  • Heat oil and sauté the onion and carrots for 3 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes, salt, pepper, chilli pepper and celery.
  • As soon as the sauce boils, add the beans and a litre of warm water.
  • Continue cooking until the bean soup is nice and thick.
  • At the end, remove chilli pepper and serve hot.

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