Trevor's Kitchen - The    Art and Soul of Cooking

BEAN BROTH

Ingredients for 10 people

100g white beans (soaked)

100g chick peas (soaked)

100g kidney beans (soaked)

100g lentils 

100g oil

250g onions, finely chopped

10 cloves garlic, grated or chopped

500g fresh tomato, diced

250g capsicum peppers, diced

1kg carrots, sliced

1.5kg potatoes, diced

100g parsley, leaf, stalk & root (finely sliced)

80g paprika powder

salt, pepper

25g fennel seeds

 

 

Method- Preparation time: One hour  - Cooking time: 1.5 hours

  • Place the oil in the pot, add the onions and sauté for 3 or 4 minutes, until transparent

  • Add the tomatoes and peppers, and fry for a further 5 minutes until soft

  • Add the beans, paprika, and garlic with 100ml water and mix well

  • Add four liters of water

  • Add the fennel, salt & pepper

  • Simmer for  1 hour or until the beans are tender

  • Add carrots, potatoes, parsley 

  • Add extra salt and pepper as required

  • Cook  until the vegetables are soft

goulash2.jpg
goulash1.jpg