Fasolada: the greek traditional bean soup
Its difficult to write about the following dish as anyone that has been to Greece or is Greek knows about it. We always said that in general there are no Greek, or Turkish, or Serbian, or Italian dishes as the cuisines are more or less inter connected and have the same basis.
Nevertheless, they are some recipes that characterize each country and its like screaming that they are from that specific place.
This tomato bean soup, which is called Fasolada in Greek, is one of the most characteristics dishes you will find in Greece and one that is perfect for the winter. Trying to pronounce it can be a little bit difficult, but then again most of the recipes over here i guess would make you feel the same.
The recipe is really simple but it takes a lot of preparation in order to succeed the proper taste.
Let’s take everything from the beginning…
First there was total darkness in the universe…
….”fast forward some millions of years”…
FASOLADA –BEAN SOUP
Beans are nutritious but quite “heavy” for the stomach. Not for the faint heart ones..