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Haricot Appetizer with Vegetables in Tomato Sauce

Type: Appetizers
Servings: 4
Ready in: 2 hours
Calories: Low
It is popular Ukrainian home recipe. This appetizer is very nutritious and beneficial; however it can be served during fasting. The dish is very easy-to-cook and won’t take long to be made. It could be served as both appetizer and side dish.

Ingredients

White haricot beans 250 g
Carrot 2 pieces
Onions 2 pieces
Tomato paste 150 ml
Garlic 2 clove
Verdure to taste
Salt to taste
Ground black pepper to taste

 

Stages of cooking

1
Put the raw white haricot beans in 2 liters of cold water for 8 hrs. The haricot beans should soak and triple in size. Pour off the water 8 hrs later.
2
Put the haricot beans into the pot, cover with 1 liter of cold water, and cook through (approximately 60 mins). Add some cold water if necessary. Add the salt 20 mins before the end of cooking.
3
Coarsely grate or dice the carrot. Fry in frying pan until soft. Dice the onion, add to the frying pan, and fry for 10 minutes with onion.
4
Add the haricot beans, chopped garlic, salt, pepper, and spices to the vegetables. Stir well, and then add a little of water and tomato paste. Braise for 25-35 mins.
5
Serve portioned either hot or cold. Dress with lettuce leaves and sprinkle with herbs.

 

 

 

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