An Italian Christmas Tradition - Lupin Beans
Lupin Beans, or Lupini are an Italian Christmas Tradition, simple and easy these served after dinner or as a snack, delicious.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Servings: 1 pound
- 1 pound dried lupin beans
- salt to taste
In a very large pot soak the beans (make sure the beans are covered by at least 2-3 inches of water) in cold water for 2 days changing the water 2x a day.
Then boil the beans for approximately 55-65 minutes or until tender (not mushy).
Drain beans well and rinse with cold water a few times, place the beans back in the large pot and cover with cold water (make sure the beans are covered with 2-3 inches of water), change the water 2x times a day and let soak for approximately 8-10 days or until beans are no longer bitter.
When ready place beans in a large bowl and toss with salt to taste. Bite the tip of the bean to remove the skin and eat the bean. Enjoy!
Calories: 635kcal | Carbohydrates: 118g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 2g | Potassium: 1764mg | Fiber: 47g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 5% | Calcium: 31.3% | Iron: 59.5%