Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Tonight's dinner: Smokey bean soup
Its pretty unremarkable looking, but super tasty.
2 c Roman beans, soaked over night
1 lg onion
4 cloves garlic
1 bay leaf
1 tsp whole peppercorns
1 Tbsp thyme
4-6 dashes liquid smoke
1 C carrots
1 C celery
4 c potatoes
1 Tbsp vegetable bullion
1 Tbsp soy sauce
1 Tbsp red wine vin.
sauté the onions until translucent
add the garlic and sauté a minute more.
Add the beans, about 8 C water, bay, peppercorns, thyme and smoke.
Simmer for about 40 minutes.
Add carrots, celery and potatoes and bullion, simmer about 20-30 minutes more, until beans are cooked and vegetables are tender. Add soy sauce and vinegar. Serve.