White bean Stew with meat

White bean Stew with meat

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January 13, 2021
4/5 (2)
Category Main
Country Turkey
Usage bean Main meat Stew
Prep 0 mins
Cook 0 mins
Ready-in 0 mins
Yields 6 people
Skill Level Medium


White beans: 1 3/4 cups (300 grams)
Water: 5 cups (1 litre)
Onion: 1 large sized (100 grams)
Meat on the bone: - (300 grams)
Oil: 4 tablespoons (40 grams) T
omato paste: 2 tablespoons (20 grams)
Red pepper: 1 dessertspoon (2 grams)

Nutritional Table

Energy 276.00
Sodium 43.00 mg
Phosphate 310.00 mg

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Cooking Method


  1. Recipe submitted by Prof Siren Sezer on behalf of the Turkish Society of Nephrology
  2. Wash the white beans, soak them overnight in 3 cups of water, then add them to the pressure cooker. Peel, wash and finely chop the onion and add to the cooker with the meat, oil, tomato paste, salt and red pepper. Add the rest of the water, stir and cook for 30 minutes.

Origins and Traditions

White bean stew with meat is rich in vegetable and animal protein. It is also easy to cook. It is one of the first Turkish traditional food that comes to mind when asked. It may served with rice as a side dish. There are even some traditional restaurants which only serves white bean stew in Turkey. Vegetarians may not add meat, but it is still tasty.

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