Haricot/White Beans Soup in Tomato Sauce - Fasolada
Fasolada (white bean soup), is Greek, is hearth, is filling and warm, is village, is winter, is mother or grandmother, is feeling.
If you want meat in, you may add sliced sausages to the soup to enrich the flavor..
1 small bag white haricot beans - 500 gr- rinsed and soaked over night.
2 large onions, cut the same size with the beans
3 medium carrots, sliced
1 bunch celery, cut the same size as the beans
2 mature tomatoes grated
1 cup of olive oil
2 lemons mixed with 1/2 tbsp flour
1. Wash and boil the beans in plenty of water for 15 minutes skimming off any froth rising. Add oil, onions, carrots and celery and tomatoes.
2. When half-cooked, mix in salt and pepper and continue to boil stirring occasionally.
3. When the meal is cooked, add 1/2 teaspoon of flour to the juice from 2 lemons and pour it into the soup. Let for 5 minutes and serve.