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!