500 grams of dried beans
, any kind
Can of beans
2 liter water
beefbroth for 2 liters
2 medium onions
4 cloves of garlic
1 bay laurel leaf
3 medium sized potatoes
2 medium sized tomatoes
Carrots and bell pepper to taste
Put the dried beans in water and let them soak water for 24 hours
Bring the water to cook, add broth and soaked beans
Slice the onions, garlic and tomatoes and add to soup
Let this simmer for 100 minutes
In the meantime slice 2 potatoes, the carrots and bell pepper. Don't slice the last potatoe.
Add this to the soup after 100 minutes (including the whole potato)
Let this simmer for another 15 minutes
Clean the canned beans and mash these together with some soup and the cooked whole potato.
Add this to the bean soup and let it simmer for another 5 minutes.
Add fried bacon or smoked sausage to taste
Serve with some tobasco and grated cheese.