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Istrian Bean soup (Jota) recipe


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Bean soup (Jota)

200g white beans

500g sauerkraut

250g potatoes, cubed

500g dried spareribs

100g bacon, chopped

4 cloves garlic, minced

3 bay leaves

2 tblsp fresh finely chopped parsley

Salt & pepper to taste

  • Soak the beans overnight then put in a large pot of cold water and bring to a boil. Cook for about 1/2 hour.
  • Cook the sauerkraut with the dried spareribs in a large pot
  • While the beans are still slightly hard, add to the sauerkraut and spareribs along with the cooking water.
  • Add the bay leaf, bacon, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper.
  • When the beans and spareribs are nearly done add the potatoes.
  • When all is done, remove the meat and serve separately from the soup.

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