Bob chorba (Monastery style)

A type of Bulgarian soup

Bob chorba (Monastery style)


1 lb white beans
2 carrots, finely chopped
1/2 celery stalk
1 onion
2 tomatoes, grated
2 peppers, sliced
1 chili pepper (optional)
a pinch of parsley,
a pinch of mint or oregano
2 tbsp oil
salt to taste


Soak the beans in cold water for 3-4 hours, drain and pour fresh water. Boil in a pot together with oil, carrots, onion and celery. Boil until beans are soft, then add the peppers, tomatoes and mint. Add salt to taste and boil for another 15-20 min. Serve sprinkled with finely chopped parsley.

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