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Here is a classic Spanish recipe for red beans from the Basque Country Province of Navarra, where the Pyrenees divide Spain from France ... This recipe is a staple in the Northern Iberian Peninsula, where winters are continental in climate, long, wet and grey ... This dish hails from the Pastoral Culture in this region.
This recipe is one of our favorite red bean dishes ...
Classic Spanish Pastoral Red Beans From Navarra
500 grams of Red Beans ( Alubias from Tolosa, Navarra if possible ) soaked overnight in salted water ...
4 leeks diced finely
8 spring onions minced
2 carrots diced finely
1 red bell pepper diced finely
1 green bell pepper diced finely
Evoo ( extra virgin olive oil from Spain if possible or Italian )
salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 fresh large red juicy ripe tomatoes deseeded and peeled
1/2 head of Berza, a curly type cabbage of choice
2 potatoes peeled
Garlic cloves ( 3 cloves minced )
1 Ham Hock
fresh parsley minced
2 Pork Italian Style Sausages of choice, sweet and spicy piquant
*** If you would like the instructions, I shall post them on Sunday morning ...