2cupsborlotti beans(3/4 cups dried soaked in water over night and drained)
1/2cuppancetta/bacon115 grams chopped
salt and pepper to taste
hot pepper flakes if desired
2tablespoonsolive oil30 grams
In a large pot add olive oil and chopped pancetta, let brown slightly, then add the rest of the ingredients and stir to combine, bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer for approximately 45-60 minutes or until beans are tender. Taste for salt and pepper, adjust if necessary. Serve with crusty Italian bread if desired. Enjoy!** If you don't like cumin you can substitute with coriander, chipolte or smoked paprika.