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Lufthansa City Center International GmbH

Lufthansa City Center

Telephone: +49 (69) 66075 300
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Our travel agency Active Tourism from Instanbul is sharing with you their favorite local recipe so that you can at least taste the delicious cuisine at home until we can travel again.

White Bean baked with pastrami


2 cup dried beans,
1 onion,
1 green pepper,
1 tomato,
1 tablespoon tomato paste,
1 tsp sweet chilli,
3-4 tablespoons of oil,
1 tablespoon butter,
5-6 slices of pastrami.


1. Put your white beans into water a night before to let it rest about 8 hours or more.

2. Boil white beans in a hot water like 10 minutes and then drain it and dont use that water.Then
leave it to rest.

3. Heat your vegetable oil in a pan. Add 1 finely chopped onion and stir it until tender.

4. Put your 1 full tbsp. tomato paste and stir a few couple times, then add your chilli and continue
to stir.

5. Add the chopped tomatoes and stir until tender. Then remove it from heat to add this mixture
into a casserole.

6. Add also rested beans into casserole. Add boiling water that will pass the ingredients like 3
fingers. Cover the lid and bake in a preheated oven at 200 degrees until they are cooked.

7. Take the casserole from the oven, add salt and stir couple of times.

8. Melt the butter in a different pan, add the pastrami slices and cook both sides,

9. Add the pastrami together with the butter

10. Bake the the ingredients in the casserole as uncovered like 10-15 min then serve.

Tips: As Pastrami is a salty ingredient, taste the mixture and adjust salt balance.