Kidney Beans Soup with Noodles
(Kuru Fasulyeli Kesme Çorba - Artvin - Black Sea Region)
1/2 cup kidney beans, canned, rinsed with cold water
1/2 cup egg noodles
1 cup beef broth
1 cup water (or more)
2-3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 medium size tomato, grated
1 small onion, sliced
1 tbsp tomato paste
1/2 tsp red pepper paste, hot
1 tbsp butter
Place kidney beans, beef broth, water, grated tomato, olive oil, salt and pepper in a medium size pot. Bring to boil at medium heat, add the noodles. Turn the heat down to medium-low.
Meanwhile, soften the onion slices with butter in a small pan. Add the tomato paste and red pepper paste, stir. Continue to saute for 2-3 more minutes. When the noodles are softened, add the onion into the soup. Cook for about 1-2 more minutes, serve.