Dried Beans with Parsley and Garlic – Fażola bit-Tursin u t-Tewm

Ingredients

400g dried beans

olive oil

vinegar

finely chopped parsley

cloves of garlic

salt and freshly ground pepper

Method

  1. Soak the beans in salted water for 24 hours.  In necessary change the water every few hours.
  2. Cook in plenty of salted water, bring to the boil and continue simmering till beans are tender, adding more water if required.  IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT THE BEANS ARE ALWAYS COVERED WITH WATER DURING THE COOKING.
  3. When cooked, drain well and put in a serving dish.
  4. Peel and finely chop the garlic.
  5. Season and add some oil and vinegar. Sprinkle chopped garlic and parsley on top.
  6. This dish can be served either warm or cold.