Mains, Soups & Stews, Vegetables

White Beans in Tomato Sauce (Kuru Fasulye)

  • 1 cup dry white beans
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 Anaheim pepper, diced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • water
  • salt & crushed red pepper
  • oil
  1. soak beans 8 hrs/overnight in salt water (1 tbsp salt). drain and rinse.
  2. saute peppers and tomato in oil.
  3. add tomato paste and fry for a few minutes.*
  4. add beans and cover with water by 2 inches.
  5. Bring to boil, cover, simmer until beans cooked.
  6. Add salt, pepper.
  7. Serve with white rice, salad, pickles.

*you can add flour/cornstarch to the tomato paste to thicken it.

if using canned beans, rinse them well, add less water to the pot, and cook until heated through.


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