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Bob chorba (Bulgarian: боб чорба) is a chorba, a national Bulgarian dish. The name translates to "bean soup".[1] It is a soup made from dry beans, onions, tomatoes, chubritza or dzhodzhen (spearmint) and carrots.[1][2]

Bob chorba
Bean soup with tomatoes and red peppers.jpeg
Bulgarian bean soup with tomatoes and red peppers
TypeSoup
Place of originBulgaria
Main ingredientsDried beans, onions, tomatoes, chubritza or dzhodzhen (spearmint), carrots
VariationsBean soup with sausage(which is like the normal bean soup, but with added sausage in it).

Local variations may also exclude the carrots or include paprika, potatoes or even some kind of meat. Historically, it has been a common soup and staple food at Bulgarian monasteries.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Kinser, K. (2014). Vegan Beans from Around the World: 100 Adventurous Recipes for the Most Delicious, Nutritious, and Flavorful Bean Dishes Ever. Ulysses Press. p. 29. ISBN 978-1-61243-285-4. Retrieved November 6, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Albala, K. (2011). Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia. Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia. Greenwood. p. 67. ISBN 978-0-313-37626-9. Retrieved November 6, 2018.