“This is adapted from a recipe in the May 2013 issue of Food Network Magazine. I had to make so many substitutions I thought it should be its own recipe. It was delicious.”
2hrs 10mins
6 cups

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1. Sort and rinse the beans, add water and boil until 5 beans taken from different areas of the pot are done. Drain and rinse.
  2. 2. Put broth and tomatoes in a large pot, cover and bring to boil and reduce to simmer.
  3. 3. Put onion, olives, dill, spices, and dill in food processor and process until finely chopped.
  4. 4. Add half the onion mixture to the broth and tomatoes.
  5. 5. Add the bread to the food processor and pulse until it forms wet, loose crumbs.
  6. 6. In a large bowl combine bread mixture with ground pork, mix and form small meatballs.
  7. 7. Carefully add the meatballs to the pot. Cook, turning once carefully with wooden spoon.
  8. 8. Stir in the beans and the zucchini. Cook until zucchini is tender.
  9. 9. Add lime juice and season to taste.
  10. 10. ENJOY!

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