||Recipes / Vegetarian
Food / Jewish Romanian
Kosher Bean Soup
* 2 cup Dried lima beans
* 8 cup Cold water
* 1 lrg Onion roughly chopped
* 1 Carrot peeled, quartered
* 2 Garlic cloves crushed
* 1 Knorr vegetable bouillon cube
* 2 tbsp Corn oil
* 1 med Onion finely diced
* 2 tsp Kosher salt (optional)
* Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
For: 8 servings
Soak lima beans in cold water overnight. Drain the lima beans and rinse
in several changes of water to float away as many loosened shells as
Place beans in crockpot with 8 cups fresh water, the chopped onion,
carrot, garlic and bouillon cube. Cover tightly and cook 18 to 24 hours,
until beans are very tender. Remove from heat and let cool a little.
In the meantime, heat the oil in a skillet and saute the finely diced
onion until it is very brown.
Ladle a small amount of soup at a time into blender or bowl of a food
processor and puree until all soup is pureed. Return to pot and stir
in browned onions. Taste for seasoning and add salt and pepper to taste.