Beans with Anchovies

Haricots a vanchot’ade

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4–6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Sud de France

By Caroline Conran

Published 2012

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Ingredients

  • 200 g haricot or butter beans, soaked overnight
  • 1 onion, cut in quarters;
  • 2

Method

Drain the soaked beans and put them in a pan of cold water, bring to the boil and then remove from the heat and drain. Put the beans in a pan of fresh cold water, together with the onion and bay leaves. Cook for 30–40 minutes until almost tender, then add salt and cook for a further 20–30 minutes, until completely so. Drain them and put them in a pottery bowl.

Mash the garlic and anchov