Warm up your winter with fasolada, a Greek bean soup

Tired of your own cooking, but adventurous enough to try someone else's home-cooked food? You could try Mealku.com, a new food service that allows diners to swap homemade meals with others. Here, Carol Savvas makes her family's laundry day soup: Fasolada.

Fassolada bean soup

Makes 6 servings


    • 1 pound black-eyed beans or white beans
    • 2 carrots, sliced lengthwise and cubed
    • 1 large onion, finely chopped
    • 1 cup finely chopped celery
    • 2 garlic cloves, mashed
    • Dash of dried mint
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
    • 1/2 teaspoon fine herbs
    • 1/2 cup olive oil
    • 1 can tomato sauce (8-ounce)
    • Salt and pepper
    • 2 teaspoons beef stock extract


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