Do you like beans? If not, then you simply do not know how to cook it properly. Therefore, today we suggest you deal with these legumes, or rather, how to quickly and very tasty cook stewed beans with vegetables.
It’s delicious just to have a snack with this snack or add as a side dish. It is convenient to use pre-cooked stewed beans in other dishes, eat as an appetizer or side dish for meat/fish.
Important! Before cooking, the beans should be soaked in water for 8-10 hours, then drained (more conveniently overnight).
What kind of beans to take for the dish? White or colored, it doesn't matter. Although, many argue that colored beans have a more pleasant taste.
Pay attention to the beans themselves - they should be even, not wrinkled and without holes. If black dots are found on the surface, then most likely a bug has wound up inside. When buying a product in a store or bazaar, be sure to inspect the appearance.
If you like spicy food, add a little red pepper, chili, paprika, horseradish to the stew.
Mushrooms give a special taste and richness to the dish. It goes well with white species, boletus, champignons.
If the hostess has little time, but you want to stew beans with vegetables, you can use a canned product. It is better to purchase several cans in advance and keep them for such an occasion.
If according to the recipe you need to add tomatoes to the dish, and winter tomatoes are completely tasteless, then you should replace them with tomato paste diluted in water or juice. This will give the dish juiciness and sourness.
When boiling beans, water should not be allowed to boil, if it boils, then the beans will crack and lose their appearance.