About Food – Lobio Gupta

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 Gupta, an appetizer made with walnuts, green onion, garlic and spices and served cold. Ingredients: 400 grams of lobio (kidney beans), 150 grams of walnuts, 40 grams of green … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio Soup

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 a delicious soup with lobio, vegetables and spices. Ingredients: 300 grams of lobio (kidney beans), 2 potatoes, 1 tomato, 1 onion, 1 carrot, 4 cloves of garlic, 4 bay leaves, … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio with Green Onion and Lobio Spices

The Georgian word ‘lobio’ (Georgian: ლობიო) means ‘beans’ and there are a number of varieties of lobio dishes. In this family recipe we show how to make a lobio dish made with green onions and lobio spices. Ingredients: 700 grams of lobio (kidney beans), 200 grams of green onions, 100 grams of butter, 4 cloves of … Continue reading

About Food – Green Lobio with Tomatoes

The Georgian word ‘lobio’ (Georgian: ლობიო) means ‘beans’ and there are a number of varieties of lobio dishes. In this family recipe we show how to make a spicy lobio dish made with green beans, tomatoes, peppers and walnuts. Ingredients: 700 grams of green beans, 1 large tomato, 2 onions, 1 sweet red pepper, 1 green … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio with Summer Savory and Ajika with Walnuts

The Georgian word ‘lobio’ (Georgian: ლობიო) means ‘beans’ and there are a number of varieties of lobio dishes. In this family recipe we show how to make a spicy lobio dish made with summer savory and ajika with walnuts. Ingredients: 500 grams of kidney beans, 3 cloves of garlic, 1 tsp of dried summer savory, 1 … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio with Fried Ham

The Georgian word ‘lobio’ (Georgian: ლობიო) means ‘beans’ and there are a number of varieties of lobio dishes. In this family recipe we show how to make lobio with fried ham. Ingredients: 300 grams of kidney beans. 100 grams of ham. A good layer of fat will give the dish a great flavor. Other ingredients: 2 large … Continue reading

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. Ingredients: 400 grams of kidney beans. 150 grams of sweetcorn, 60 grams of butter, 1 clove of garlic, half a tsp of blue fenugreek, half a tsp of … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio with Marinated Cucumber

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 marinated cucumber. Ingredients: 400 grams of kidney beans. 100 grams of marinated cucumber, 1 large tomato, 1 green hot pepper, 10 grams of fresh parsley (for garnish), 3 cloves … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio with Mint and Eggs

Lobio (Georgian: ლობიო) is a popular Georgian dish made with kidney beans and usually eaten with Mchadi and marinaded vegetables. The Georgian word ‘lobio’ means ‘beans’. There are a number of varieties of this dish and in this recipe we show how to make it with mint and eggs. Ingredients: 400 grams of kidney beans … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio with Tomatoes and Spices

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 tomatoes and spices. Ingredients: 400 grams of kidney beans. Other ingredients: 4 Bay leaves, 3 cloves of garlic, 4 white onions, 3 tomatoes, 20 grams of fresh green … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio with Imeretian Cheese

The Georgian word ‘lobio’ (Georgian: ლობიო) means ‘beans’. There are a number of varieties of Georgian lobio dishes and in this old, family recipe from Racha region we show how to make lobio with Imeretian cheese. Ingredients: 400 grams of kidney beans. Other ingredients: 300 grams of Imeretian cheese (feta or mozzarella cheese can be used), … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio with Nuts (ლობიო ნიგვზით)

Lobio (Georgian: ლობიო), is a popular Georgian dish made with kidney beans and usually eaten with Mchadi and marinaded vegetables. The Georgian word ‘lobio’ means ‘beans’. There are a number of varieties of this dish and in this recipe we show how to make a particular Georgian favorite – lobio with nuts. Ingredients (4-6 servings): 400 grams … Continue reading

About Food – Lobio (Georgian Bean Dish)

Lobio (Georgian: ლობიო), is a popular dish made with kidney beans and usually eaten with Mchadi and marinaded vegetables . The Georgian word ‘lobio’ means ‘beans’. There are a number of varieties of this dish and we will show how to make one of the most popular. Ingredients (4 servings): 400 grams of dried red kidney … Continue reading

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