Black Giant Beans with Stewed Onions

Black Giant Beans with Stewed Onions
Delicious giant beans with a stew of caramelized onions, carrot slices and sundried tomatoes in oil. All mixed with spices and herbs to increase the taste. Balanced, to have a finish of a perfect stew without meat.
Black giant beans, black to brown, but there are black to dark purple - blue. A particular variety of beans, delicious, full in protein, antioxidants, plant fiber, low fat and they care for the proper functioning of our heart. A super food!
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Black Giant Beans with Stewed Onions Black Giant Beans with Stewed Onions

Ingredients (6 servings)

  • 500 g (1.1 lbs) black giant beans
  • 70 g (2.5 oz) olive oil
  • 700 g (1.5 lbs) stew onions, peeled
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 4 carrots, large sliced
  • 200 g (7.1 oz) tomato concasse
  • 100 g (3.5 oz) dried or sun dried tomatoes
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 500 g (1.1 lbs) water, warm
  • 2 tbsp oregano
  • salt, pepper, sweet paprika
From the previous evening soak the giant beans in water with a tablespoon of salt. The next day rinse them and boil them in enough water to boil well, and soften them.
In a large and deep skillet over medium heat add half the olive oil, or oil from the maintenance of tomatoes to warm.
Add the stew onions, garlic without the germ and carrots. Mix carefully to saute and shine for 15 minutes. Salt and pepper lightly.
Continuing saute, pour the crushed tomatoes onto the onions. Add some warm water and let it boil on low heat, covered. Stir occasionally.
Halfway through the cooking sauce, add the bay leaves and sundried tomatoes.
Let the sauce be cooked, but not dried from the waters. Add more hot water, need to be very juicy.
When the giant beans boil, drain them and pour into baking pan. Add salt and pepper, sprinkle with oregano and paprika. Spread on the sauce of onions and sprinkle with the remaining oil. Mix gently.
Bake in preheated oven at 200°C (392°F, Gas:5.7) for ~25'-30'.
Black Giant Beans with Stewed Onions Black Giant Beans with Stewed Onions
The recipe is made with white, classical giants or in mixed for a more interesting aesthetic effect!
In Northern Greece, Kastoria, Florina, Prespa is their place of birth. Do not hesitate to buy them where you find them.
Black Giant Beans with Stewed Onions

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