Haricot Bean and Tomato Soup

Preparation info

  • 6

    helpings
    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      2 hr

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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Ingredients

  • 6 oz. haricot beans
  • pt. water or ½ water

Method

Wash the beans and soak them in water overnight. Drain, and put them in a pan with the pt. water, bring to boil and simmer for 1 hr. Meanwhile slice the tomatoes, onion, carrot and potato. Melt the fat and gently fry the sliced vegetables for 10 min. Add the fried vegetables to the beans with the herbs, bay leaf and mace, and simmer until the beans are quite soft. Remove the herbs, rub soup thr