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Turkish   -   Fresh Cranberry Beans (Taze Barbuna Pilakisi)   adapted from Classical Turkish Cooking by Ayla Algar

  • 2 Pounds Fresh Cranberry Beans
  • 2 Large Onions -- chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Olive Oil
  • 1 Large Tomato -- chopped
  • 3 Medium Anaheim Chili Pepper -- chopped
  • Salt -- to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon Sugar
  • Parsley -- chopped
  • Lemon Juice
Directions Shell beans and boil them in enough water to cover for 5 minutes. Drain. Cook onions in olive oil until transparent. Add tomato and cook 5 minutes longer. Stir in beans, pepper, salt, sugar and 1 1/2 cups water. Cover and simmer for 1 hour. Add a handful of parsley, cook for a few minutes. Remove from heat. Serve hot, sprinkled with lemon juice or allow to cool and serve cold with lemon juice.
Serves 4
Time to Make 0:00

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