beans & pulses

Recipes and ideas with beans and pulses.

Harira

Total time
3 hours
Yield
12 servings

A traditional soup from Morocco and Algeria with lentils, beans, rice,vegetables and meat.

Dal dish

Total time
40 minutes
Yield
4 servings

Dal is the Indian name for lentils, includinng red split lentils. You can make a dal dish wiht the consistency of a soup or thicker, to serve as a wholesome vegetarian stew.

Greek lentil soup

Total time
1 hour, 35 minutes
Yield
8 servings

Lentil soup is popular in the Greece menu when the Greek Orthodox Church prohibits eating meat or fish, especially during the Great Lent and Good Friday. Lentils are a good source of iron and proteins. Lentil soup is straight forward to make and it can be prepared without oil, if necessary.

Zuppa jota

Total time
1 hour
Yield
4 servings

Far east of Verona is a town called Trieste. From this city hails a soup that shows how the cuisine of Italy has been influenced by other cultures. It uses sauerkraut!

Minestrone Veronese

Total time
45 minutes
Yield
12 servings

Despite the large number of ingredients, preparation of this traditional soup from the north is really simple. All the work is in simply chopping and slicing the vegetables and the ham.