Moroccan Loubia is a super simple white bean recipe. You can make it as spicy hot as you like. Some versions add lamb or beef …. but this is just a simple vegan version. It’s really just beans and onions and garlic and a few herbs and spices.

moroccan white bean soup , loubia


  1. 2 Cups Dry White Beans .
  2. 3 medium onions  chopped
  3. 2 tablespoons olive oil .
  4. 1 tablespoons cumin seeds.
  5. 1 garlic clove minced
  6. 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  7. salt to taste
  8. 4 cups water
  9. 1tablespoons ground turmeric
  10. 1 tablespoons ground paprika
  11. 1/4 tablespoons ground cumin.


  1. Rinse the beans in cold water, Allow to soak overnight.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a heavy bottomed lidded pot over medium high heat. Add the onions, garlic, ginger and salt and slowly cook until the onions are tender and translucent .
  3. Add the spices and herbs and allow to cook a few minutes more, then add the tomatoes. Bring to a simmer.
  4. Drain the beans and add to the onion and spice mixture.
  5. Pour enough fresh water to just cover the beans.
  6. Bring to a simmer and allow to cook, covered, until the beans are tender (about 20 more minutes).

serve hot and enjoy .