Ghanan Beans

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  1. 1 large Onion, chopped
  2. 1 clove garlic, minced
  3. 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  4. 1/4-1/2 cup olive oil
  5. 2 cans white beans
  6. 2 cups water
  7. 1 pinch salt
  8. cayenne pepper
  9. 2-3 cups white rice, cooked


  1. In skillet, add oil, Onion, garlic.
  2. Cook on med heat, stirring often.
  3. When Onion is lightly browned, add tomato Paste.
  4. Stirring constantly until the Paste has'separated' and is a deep burgundy/brown color.
  5. Be careful not to let burn!
  6. Takes about 10–15 minutes.
  7. Stir in Bean'juice'.
  8. Then, add the beans, salt and 1cup of the water.
  9. Let simmer about 10min.
  10. Stir occasionally.
  11. When mixture begins to thicken, stir in cayenne pepper, to taste and continue to simmer till you get a velvety sauce
  12. Use remaining water to adjust consistency to your liking.
  13. Serve over white rice.