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Bob Chorba

Bob Chorba
Photo by: Emilychang

About this Recipe:

Bob chorba or bean soup is a traditional Bulgarian dish. In some variations, dried oregano may also be added to the soup.

Main Ingredients:

Dried white beans 1-1.5 cups
Onion: 1, diced
Tomato: 2, peeled and diced
Carrot: 1, sliced
Flour: 1 tbsp
Olive oil: 1 tbsp
Dried mint: 1 tsp
Paprika: 1 tsp


1. Wash and soak the beans in 4-5 cups of water overnight.

2. Drain the beans. Add 4-5 cups of water to them and bring to boil.

3. Cook for about an hour or until the beans soften.

4. Saute onion and carrot with oil in a separate pan for 5-10 min. Add flour and paprika and cook for 1 more min, then add to the beans.

5. Add tomatoes and mint to the soup. Slightly season with salt and pepper, and stir well.

6. Add more water if needed. Simmer on a low heat for 15-20 min.

Published on March 22, 2010
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
1 hour 20 min
Inactive Time
12 hours
Ready in
1.5 hour
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2 Ratings
Average rating: 4.51

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