White Bean Soup
Serves: 4- 6
Cooking time: 1 hour plus 1 ½ hours for Basic Meat
1 lb (500 g) white beans, soaked overnight (see
2 spring onions
3 tablespoons ghee or substitute (see page 22)
2 ½ pints (1.25 liters) Basic meat broth plus meat
(see page 42)
½ teaspoon salt
Boil the soaked beans for 30 minutes and drain.
Fry the spring onions in the ghee and add to the
broth along with the cooked, drained beans and salt.
Bring soup to the boil, cover and simmer until all
the ingredients are soft – approx 30 minutes, Sieve
or blend into a purée. Adjust salt to taste.