Spanish Cuisine | Fabada Asturiana

Hello! Ready to taste the traditional Spanish cuisine?

Today I'm going to bring you a delicious dish full of regional flavors: the Asturias bean stew (fabada asturiana). With the traditional beans from the Asturias region as the main ingredient and a variety of spiced and smoked meat products, this dish is an absolute mouth-watering culinary treat! 🍲😋✨.

Considered a regional signature dish in Spain, Asturias bean stew brings together the traditional flavors and unique textures of the region. The tender beans are stewed with savory and smoky meat products, giving you a strong taste of culinary culture in every bite.
Let's take a look at the detailed recipe:

- 500 grams of dried beans (preferably Asturias)
- 1/4 pound of salted pork
- 1 bacon cube
- 10 cups of water
- Shredded saffron 1/2 tsp.
- Cirano ham cubes 8 oz.
- Salt to taste

1. Add garlic, onion, beans, chicken broth, meat and sausage to a large pot and bring to a boil.
2. Boil for 1-2 minutes, then skim off any foam and reduce heat to low for a slow simmer.
3. Add the saffron threads and olive oil to the slow cooker and allow the beans to simmer for 2-2.5 hours, until tender.
4. Finally, add the Silano ham cubes and continue to slow cook for another 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld with the beans.