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Bean stew with meatballs (Loubia)

Beef is a delicious type of red meat that can be used in many dishes, including white beans with beef to make delicious memeatballs, like this delicious beans with meatballs recipe!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine middle eastern
Servings 5 people
Calories 325 kcal


  • 1/2 pound of minced beef or lamb meat cuts
  • 1 pound of white dry beans soaked in water the night before
  • 1 small spoon of Italian 5 spice
  • 2 cups of black olives
  • 1 small scoop of harissa
  • 1 pinch of ground black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons of oil
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 2 large tablespoons of tomato purée
  • 1 tablespoon of garlic
  • 2 finely chopped onions


  • Drain the beans and put them in water and cook in a large pan for about 20 minutes, make sure to change the water after each 10 minutes
  • Sauté the onions, the garlic; the greens and the harissa
  • Add the tomatoes, the hot water and cook for 30 minutes
  • Season the minced meat with garlic, harissa, the spices, and the harissa according to taste
  • Drain the beans from their water, and add them to the pot, then add half of the water you boiled in the pan
  • Cover with the lid and let simmer on a medium high heat
  • After 20 minutes, drop the minced meat and bring the pot to a boil
  • Add the olives and let it cook for two minutes
  • Serve and enjoy your bean stew!


Fiber: 4gCalories: 325kcalFat: 8gProtein: 12gCarbohydrates: 11g
Keyword meatballs, stew
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