Southern Beans Soups Vegetarian
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:01:02 AM. Recipe ID 24317. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Southern beans
Categories: Soups, Vegetarian
Yield: 4 servings
3/4 c Pre-soaked blackeye peas
3 c Water
1 md Onion, chopped
1 sm Green or red pepper, chopped
2 Garlic cloves
- peeled and chopped
1/2 ts Paprika
1/2 ts Dried thyme, -OR-
1 Sprig of fresh thyme
1/4 ts Cinnamon
2 Bay leaves
1 tb Tomato puree
1 tb Soy sauce
Chili to taste
Salt to taste
1 Piece of creamed coconut
- (approximately 1 inch)
Cover the beans with water and bring to the boil. Add all the
ingredients, except the creamed coconut and stir. Simmer for 45
minutes or until the beans are cooked and the liquid is reduced.
Stir in the creamed coconut and adjust the seasoning if necessary.
The stew should be hearty and thick. Carrots or other vegetables can
be added to the stew 10 minutes before it is done.
Note: Commercially-made, good quality creamed coconut can be bought
in 7 ounce packets. Available in most supermarkets, grocery and
health shops, it can be stored for weeks in the refrigerator, to be
used in sauces, stews, desserts and drinks.
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