Try this souvlaki and you will be amazed by the taste of this alternative combination of large beans, pepper and juicy pancetta!
Serves: 5-6 Prep. time: 15′ Cooks in: 60′ Ready in: 1:15′
350 g large lima beans (large butter beans), soaked in water overnight
1 red pepper, diced (2 cm)
1 green pepper, diced (2 cm)
1 yellow pepper, diced (2 cm)
180 g pancetta, diced (2 cm)
1 egg beaten with 1 tbsp water
1-1½ cup panko breadcrumbs
sweet or hot paprika
oil for frying
wooden skewers, soaked in water for 20′
Boil beans for 45-50 min. until soft. Drain and allow to cool. Season with salt, pepper and paprika.
Thread beans, pancetta and peppers pieces into skewers, alternating the three ingredients. Brush with egg and dust with breadcrumbs.
Heat oil in a large frying pan and fry in batches on all sides until nicely colored. Serve warm with lemon wedges.
Photo: John Athymaritis – Food styling: Antonia Kati
Και η συνταγή στα ελληνικά: Έγχρωμοι ελέφαντες φασόλια «σουβλάκια»