- Soak beans in cold water for about 10-12 hours. Drain, add fresh cold water, bring to boil and simmer for about one and a half hours on low heat. Season with salt only after the beans are ready!
- Mash approximately one cup of cooked beans in a bowl until smooth. Put mashed beans back into the pan.
- Peel and finely chop the onions.
- Melt butter in a pan, sauté onions until translucent and stir in flour.
- Crush walnuts in a mortar. Season to taste with thyme and/or coriander.
- Add onions and walnuts to the beans. Simmer the soup for another 10 minutes.
Serve with roasted or toasted baguette slices.
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