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BLACK-EYED BEAN SOUP (MAUROMATIKI SOUPA)

Ingredients

  • 400 grams Black – eyed beans
  • 3 fresh Tomatoes diced
  • 30 grams of White rice
  • 1 tablespoon of Tomato paste
  • 1 large Onion diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh or dried Oregano
  • 1/2 cup Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper

Instructions

  1. Soak beans in water overnight.
  2. Tomotoes grated
  3. The following day in a large sauce pan, add beans and just enough water to cover the beans and boil for a 1/2 hr. This step should actually be done twice before starting the cooking process.
  4. Boil for 1/2 hr on low heat and then add in the Olive Oil, Oregano, Tomatoes, Tomato Paste, Rice, Onion, Salt and Pepper. Let this boil on low heat for 1 hr.