Recipe: Haricot Bean Stew

  •  ½ pint soaked haricot beans.
  •  2 carrots.
  •  2 turnips.
  •  2 onions.
  •  ½ ounce butter.
  •  1 pint water.
  •  ½ pint
  •  ½ teaspoon salt.
  •  1 dozen peppercorns tied in muslin.
  •  1 tablespoon soaked or crushed tapioca.

Boil the beans in the water with the butter, vegetables sliced, and the peppercorns, for two hours; remove the peppercorns, add salt and tapioca, and stir until it thickens.

New Vegetarian Dishes, by Mrs. Bowdich (Year 1892)