Coco de Paimpol Beans

Coco de Paimpol Beans

  • Cook Time: 1 hour
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1/2 cup lardons or diced bacon
1/2 large onion, chopped
2 large garlic cloves, slivered
12 cherry tomatoes, quartered or 2 normal tomatoes, seeded and diced
1 tbsp fresh basil, chopped
1 tbsp fresh oregano, chopped
2-3 cups of shelled fresh coco beans
3 cups chicken broth
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper


Brown the lardons, remove from pan and set aside.  Add the onion and garlic to the fat in the skillet and cook until the onion is soft.  Add the tomatoes and herbs, then cook for a minute or two.  Add the beans, lardons, broth, salt and pepper, bring to a boil, then simmer for about 50-55 minutes.