Soupe de Haricots Blancs

White bean soup

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    8

    • Difficulty

      Complex

Appears in

Memories of Gascony

By Pierre Koffmann

Published 2012

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Ingredients

  • 500 g/1 lb 2 oz dried haricot beans
  • 100

Method

Soak the beans overnight. Drain and place in a cooking pot with 3 l/5½ pt cold water, bring to the boil and skim. Add the carrots, onions, bouquet garni and garlic, bring back to the boil, then lower the heat so that the soup is just simmering and cook for about 2 hours. Add the diced pumpkin and potatoes, season well and cook for another 20 minutes. Finally add the duck and cook for a further