South Beach Black Bean Soup

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By Nigella Lawson

Published 1998

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  • 450 g dried black turtle beans
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 200 ml


Place the beans in a large pan and cover with 2 litres water. There is no need to soak. Add the bay leaves and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer the beans for 1½ –2 hours till soft but not squishy, stirring frequently and adding more water if necessary to keep them well covered.

Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a large, deep frying pan and sauté the peppers, shallots and oni