Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine July 2016 - Page 177

Red Bean Soup with Dumplins | Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine

1 bag red beans
2 pound salt beef (or smoked sausage)
1 medium sweet potato
10 small white potatoes
1 large onion
Chives, thyme salt
1 gallon water
For the dumplins: 2 cups flour, 1 tsp. salt, water
Soak red beans in water overnight. Soak salt beef in water overnight. Cut salt beef
into slices. Combine beans and beef and boil until the beans are soft. Add sweet
potatoes, onion, chives and thyme. Continue boiling. Mash sweet potato to thicken
the soup. Make dumplins by combining flour and salt. Add enough water to make
a dough. Knead well until tight. Roll out, flatten and cut in circles. Put them into
pot and let cook for 20 minutes more. Add salt to taste.