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Beans with Spinach (Lubya b' Selk)
As children we called it the "green" beans (lubya hedra) to differentiate it from a similar dish made with a tomato base.

  • 2 bunches of fresh spinach (use only the green)
  • olive oil
    (Prepared by Malka Romano)
  • white beans (one palm full per person)
  • 1 bunch of cilantro
  • 6 green onions (use only the green part)
  • 1 head of garlic
  • two shakes of turmeric
  • black pepper to taste
  • salt to taste
  • meat (1/4 lb. per person)
  • water (just enough to cover all ingredients)
  1. Wash spinach thoroughly, drain. Saute in hot oil. Let cool, grind it in the processor.
  2. Add the following ingredients:
    Cilantro, washed, drained and chopped.
    Green onions, cleaned and chopped.
    Garlic, peeled.
    Turmeric
    Black pepper.
    Salt.
    Meat.
    Beans, washed and drained.
    Water to cover all ingredients.
  3. Bring to a boil and let simmer about two hours depending on the size of the beans.
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