Greek bean soup - fasolada

Main Dish
4 servings
20 min
30 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
½ kg haricot beans

1 large onion grated

2 carrots diced

1 tablespoons roughly chopped celery leaves

1 red hot chilli pepper

½ tablespoon tomato paste

-150 ml slightly concentrated tomato juice

150 ml olive oil


  • Soak the beans overnight.
  • The next day put the beans in a deep pan with enough water to cover them.
  • Boil them, but before they come to the boil remove with a wooden spoon the froth that comes up to the surface.
  • After they come to the boil simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the beans and drain them in a colander.
  • Put them back in the pan and add enough boiled water to cover them. (about 2 fingers above the surface of the beans)
  • Add all the remaining ingredients and simmer for 1 hour or more ? until the beans are tender.


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