Corsican White Bean Stew with Dried Mushrooms

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Soups and Stews

By The Editors of Saveur

Published 2015

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Even though this simple bean stew is typical of Corsica’s flavorful, unpretentious fare, it benefits from the luxury of dried porcini mushrooms. You will need just a few of them, as their deep earthiness comes through even if only a small amount is used.


  • ½ oz. dried porcini mushrooms
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 2 tbsp.


  1. Combine porcini and boiling water in a bowl and let sit until softened, 20–30 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer mushrooms to a cutting board and finely chop. Slowly pour soaking liquid into a measuring cup until you have 3 cups, making sure to leave any sediment in bot