Bean Soup Recipe

1 pound beans
cup olive oil
2 large onions, chopped
2 gloves garlic, minced
1 small can tomato puree
3 quarts water
1 tsp dried mint
Sea salt

Soak beans overnight in water to cover.

Next day, drain water. Add 3 quarts water and simmer for 2 hours or until beans are tender. Add oil, onions, garlic, pepper, and tomato puree to the bean soup. In last 15 minutes of cooking add mint and salt.