Veal and Beans

Veal and Beans

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2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 onion, thinly sliced
3 garlic cloves, chopped
1 slice fresh ginger, minced
1 mild chilli, seeded
1/2 green bell pepper, diced
1 lb ground veal
1 tsp fresh thyme, chopped
1 tsp fresh oregano, chopped
1 bay leaf
1 tsp piment d’espelette
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1 can diced tomatoes
2 cups canned white beans
Grated cheese


Saute the onion, garlic, ginger, chilli and bell pepper in the oil until the onion is wilted.  Add the veal and continue to saute until all pink has disappeared.  Add the thyme, oregano, bay leaf, piment, salt, pepper and tomatoes, then bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes.

Stir in the beans and continue to simmer for another 15 minutes.  Put in serving bowls and sprinkle with grated cheese.