A warm, winter comfort food: Beans and tomato. Good complex carbs, protein and fiber to support your digestive system.
In Turkey, beans are one of those things that miraculously unite all people. Rich and poor, religious or not, city dwellers and people from rural areas, no matter who you are, there is one common food that everyone misses a lot when abroad: Beans in a rich tomato sauce, served with rice and ayran (yogurt drink). Some like it soupy, some prefer thicker consistency varieties. Most favor lima beans over garbanzo, my favorite is by far garbanzo beans.
You can make delicious garbanzo beans baked in tomato sauce at home if you follow these steps: