About Food – Lobio with Sweetcorn

The Georgian word ‘lobio’ (Georgian: ლობიო) means ‘beans’ and there are a number of varieties of lobio dishes. In this recipe we show how to make lobio with sweetcorn.

Lobio with Sweetcorn

Ingredients: 400 grams of kidney beans.

Lobio Beans

150 grams of sweetcorn, 60 grams of butter, 1 clove of garlic, half a tsp of blue fenugreek, half a tsp of dried coriander, 1 white onion, 1 tbs of dried, coarse red pepper, 20 grams of fresh parsley, and salt (dependent upon personal preference),

Ingredients for Lobio with Corn Recipe

Preparation: Soak the beans in a deep cooking pot of cold water for two hours prior to cooking, then drain water and add the bay leaves, salt and 1.5 liters of fresh water.

Boiling Lobio Beans

Cook on a medium heat until the beans are tender.

Cooking Beans for Lobio Recipe

Add the butter and mash together with the beans.

Mashing Lobio Beans

Crush the garlic and add, together with the spices, to the beans and mash/stir thoroughly. Continue to cook on a medium heat for a further 5 minutes.

Adding Spices and Garlic to Lobio with Corn Recipe

Turn off the heat. Chop the onions and add, together with the sweetcorn (save a few of the sweetcorn for garnish) and 10 grams of parsley, to the beans and stir carefully (don’t mash).

Adding sweetcorn to Lobio

The lobio should look like the picture below.

Cooked Lobio

Serving: Serve hot, garnished with raw onion, sweetcorn and parsley.

Lobio with Sweetcorn Ready for Serving

Enjoy your lobio with sweetcorn!

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2 Responses to “About Food – Lobio with Sweetcorn”
  1. puzzleblume says:

    Looks delicious while preparing and amazingly appetizing when ready.

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