The rules of cooking beans

Green young beans in the pods are prepared quite quickly. They must first remove the ends and fibrous seams. Then they need to be cut into small pieces and cook in boiling salted water for 15 minutes – they will retain their color.

Dry green and white beans should first soak in cold water for 8-12 hours. Floated in the water, the beans is better to throw. Soaked product should cook from 40 minutes to 1.5 hours, depending on the cook him meals.

To dry beans ready faster, they should be cooking without salt. This spice, like any other, it is best to add at the end.

Soup with green and white beans

- ½glass of dry white and green beans;
- 2.5 liters of water;
- 1 onions;
- 1 carrot;
- 150 g of bacon;
- greens;
- salt and black pepper to taste;
- Bay leaf.

Beans soak in cold water for 12 hours. Then fold them in a pot, pour clean water and boil under the lid until until they become soft. Meanwhile, chop the bacon into small pieces, fry in a small amount of vegetable oil. Then put on a plate and in the same pan fry the finely chopped onions and carrots.

When the beans are ready, salt the broth, add the vegetables and the bacon. A few minutes later, pepper, put the Bay leaf and remove from heat. When the soup a little cook under the lid, pour it on plates, add the herbs and serve with crackers.

The side dish of green beans legumes

- 500 g of beans legumes;
- 3 cups of water;
- 1 teaspoon of salt;
- 1 tbsp. tablespoon butter;
- 2 boiled eggs;
- 3 tablespoons of greens;
- 1 tbsp breadcrumbs;
- spices to taste.

Green beans, cut on two sides and peel off the fibrous side seams. Then cut them into 3 parts and slowly lower it into the boiling salted water, which must continue to boil. After 15 minutes, drain them and place in a saucepan with melted butter. Simmer for another 10 minutes. Then add the beans, chopped eggs, parsley and breadcrumbs. All mix well and after a minute remove from heat.

White beans with meat in French

To prepare this dish you will need:
- 500 g white beans;
- 250 g pork fat;
- 2 heads of onions;
- 1 tablespoon of fat;
- 100 g black pudding;
- 2 carrots;
- 2 cloves of garlic;
- Bay leaf;
- 2 tomato;
- 100 ml dry white wine;
- thyme, salt and pepper to taste.

White beans soak for 10 hours in cold water. Then boil for one hour. While they prepare, cut pork in small cubes, add to saucepan with melted fat, and put to stew on a slow fire under the lid. After 20 minutes, add the chopped onion and garlic. Baked beans drain and put in a saucepan the meat, along with diced carrots. After a few minutes add the spices, peeled and chopped tomatoes, wine. Cook for 5 minutes.

In a ceramic pot put a little of the remaining fat and make their stews with beans. Add the slices of black pudding, a little water and the greens. Put in a preheated 180 ° C oven for 30-40 minutes. When the dish is ready, remove the crust formed on top and then serve it to the table.