Ancient Bean Soup - (Fasolada)

Total Time
3hrs 10mins
1 hr 10 mins
2 hrs

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  1. Soak the beans in water over night.
  2. Then boil them with a bay leaf, in water just to cover for 5 minutes.
  3. Take the pot off the heat and cover for 1 hour.
  4. Pour the beans and bay leaf into the beef broth and slowly boil for 2 hours. Saute the onion in the lard and then add the parsley, the coriander, the salt and pepper.
  5. Add this to the beans.
  6. Add the honey and allow to boil slowly for a few more minutes.
  7. Before serving, add the garlic cloves that have been passed through a garlic press and mixed with the oil.