Friday, April 11, 2008

Mom's Mix Beans Soup

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2 cups mix soaked beans.
1 Tablespoon olive oil.
1 boneless, skinless chicken breast (finely chop).
1 small onion, finely chopped.
4 green shallots, chopped.
1/2 cup fresh coriander, chopped.
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper.
1/4 teaspoon ground sweet paprika.
1 teaspoon salt or to taste.
1/2 cup of spaghetti.
6 cups water.

Extra water for boil the beans.

1) Add mix soaked beans to pan of boiling water, boil, uncovered, about 20 minutes; drain. Or you can use Pressure Cooker.


2) Heat oil in pan, add onion, cook, and stirring until onion is just soft, add green shallots, and stir over heat than add chicken and spices.


3) Stir in beans & water, simmer, covered on low heat for 2 hours, stirring occasionally (if you use Pressure Cooker this step will take 30 minutes).


4) Add fresh coriander+ spaghetti & cook according to package.

9 comments:

Mona said...

Bean soups are always so comforting, i love bean soups. Thnx for sharing your mom's version of the soup, it looks yummy!

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Mimi said...

looks healthy! :)

meeso said...

This is a lot like something my mom would have made when I was growing up :)

Anthony said...

I just made this today. It was SO tasty. Your recipies really inspire me. Shukran :-)

Cynthia said...

I like the fact that you put noodles (pasta) in the soup too. Here in the Caribbean a lot of people put pasta in the soup :)

Arabic Bites said...

mona,
Thank you for the comment,bean soups it really good,it's one of the recipes that uses on-hand ingredients.

mimi,
You're right it's so healthy,beans are good source of protein,& it's add more fiber to your meal.

Hi meeso,
hehe,I think all of us growing up eating beans,chicken & potato soup but to zainab without any herbs( she was a picky eater ) ;)

Anthony,
You're welcome,we glad that you try the recipe & you like it too :)

Cynthia,
Thank you for stopping by,also my mom put rice in the soup.


meedo

Anonymous said...

I just wanted to congratulate you on this fabulous site. Thank you so much for sharing wonderful food with us in the blogosphere. I have been a lurker since you first put this up and I love it. Shukran jazeelan 3ala hal matbookhat!! ;)

Samia Australia

Arabic Bites said...

Samia,
Thanks for the sweet comments.

zainab :)

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

A healthy soup. It must taste wonderful!

Cheers,

Rosa

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