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Portuguese Bean Soup

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Ingredients
  Dried red beans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 2 Quart
  Onions 3 , sliced
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Bacon fat 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Potatoes 6 , diced
  Bay leaves 2
  Ground allspice 1 Teaspoon
  Tomato paste 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Healthy

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