Portuguese Bean Soup
|Dried red beans||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Onions||3 , sliced|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), minced|
|Bacon fat||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Potatoes||6 , diced|
|Ground allspice||1 Teaspoon|
|Tomato paste||8 Ounce (1 Can)|
Put beans and water in kettle and bring to boil.
Boil for 2 minutes.
Remove from heat, and let stand for 1 hour.
Then bring again to boil, and simmer, covered, for 1 1/2 hours or until beans are tender.
Cook onions and garlic in bacon fat until lightly browned.
Add with remaining ingredients, except salt and pepper, to beans.
Simmer, covered, for 1 1/2 hours.
Season to taste.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2389 Calories from Fat 502
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 56 g86.4%
Saturated Fat 21.2 g105.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 48.7 mg16.2%
Sodium 812 mg33.8%
Total Carbohydrates 424 g141.2%
Dietary Fiber 72.5 g290%
Sugars 58.4 g
Protein 81 g162.3%
Vitamin A 72.8% Vitamin C 551.3%
Calcium 54.1% Iron 170.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet