Greek Bean Soup with Bacon | Fasolada

Greek Bean Soup with Bacon

  Ingredients List:

  • 2 cups dry white beans
  • 1 onion
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 tsp. dried Greek oregano
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 3 slices smoked bacon (omit for vegan option)
  • Salt & pepper to taste
 

Method:

  1. Chop up carrots and celery into bite sized pieces
  2. Chop onion
  3. Place all of the ingredients into a large stock pot
  4. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer until beans are done/soft

     

    Notes & Tips:
    • Makes 4-6 servings
    • Recipe can be doubled or halved
    • Can easily be frozen
    • Garnish with finely chopped raw onion, feta and/or Greek extra virgin olive oil