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Kuru Fasulye. Turkish White Bean Stew.

I have to say that this dish more or less brought tears to my eyes.  Call me odd… but it just tasted good.  I hadn’t quite expected it… the ingredients and the cooking method are simple enough…but brought together, it’s as though the whole thing seems to transcend the sum of the parts….

kuru fasulye + pilaf

There are cafes  in Istanbul dedicated entirely to this dish.  It invariably includes onions, tomatoes, tomato paste, peppers and of course beans. There are variations, and meat is often, but not always included….but hey… the vegan version has surely got to be just as good……. well actually, better, because it’s peaceful food…..

Norm Phelps : “Veganism is simply letting compassion guide our choice of food.”


So, without more ado…here is the recipe:


kuru fasulye



Serves 4 amply   
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