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Bean and merguez soup with gremolata

Dinner doesn't get much more multicultural than this. With mergeuz sausages originating in North Africa and the traditional Milanese gremolata you'll go round the world with just one mouthful.
Bean and merguez soup with gremolata


Bean and merguez soup


1.Cook onion, bacon and garlic in a heated, oiled large saucepan, stirring, until onion softens and bacon crisps.
2.Add undrained tomatoes and stock; bring to the boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3.Meanwhile, to make gremolata, combine all ingredients in a small bowl.
4.Cook sausages in a heated, oiled medium frying pan, until browned and cooked through; slice thinly.
5.Add sausage to soup with beans; stir until soup is hot.
6.Serve soup topped with gremolata.

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