Etli Kuru Fasulye (Butter Beans with Meat)


  1. 400 grams butter beans (cannellini beans)
  2. 2 onions
  3. 250 grams diced lamb
  4. 40 grams margarine or vegetable oil
  5. 2 tomatoes, finely chopped
  6. 15 grams tomato paste
  7. salt

1- Soak beans in plenty of cold water overnight. Drain and rinse under water.
2- Cook beans in water until tender.
3- Brown meat and onions in margarine or oil. Allow any juices to evaporate.
4- Add tomato paste and stir through. Add chopped tomatoes and cook for three minutes.
5- Place enough water to cover meat, cover and cook meat until tender.
6- Rinse beans again and add to meat. Stir. If water is low add a little more.
7- Add salt to taste and simmer until cooked.

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