Samp and Beans


2 c. dried samp
2 c. dried sugar beans or pinto beans
¼ c. olive oil
2 c. onion, medium chop
2 c. potato, medium chop
2 c. tomato, medium chop
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 T. curry
1 tsp. allspice
½ tsp. cloves
½ tsp. nutmeg
freshly ground black pepper


Soak the dried samp and beans in water overnight. Drain and rinse the samp and beans and return them to the pot with 8 cups water. Simmer until beans begin to soften. When the beans are almost fully cooked, sauté the olive oil, onion, potato, tomato, and garlic on medium heat for 15 minutes until browned. Stir the spices into the vegetable mixture and cook for another 5 minutes. Add the vegetable spice mixture to the samp and beans and simmer for 30 minutes making sure the beans are fully cooked.


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Recipe and photo credit: Georgia Reader