Sunday, July 1, 2012

Slow Cooked Beans

This recipe is kind of plain but, very filling & pretty simple.  To add a little bit of extra flavor, I threw a little bit of cheddar cheese on top.  It didnt affect the calorie count much at all.

Recipe from Eating Well.
Yields 6 servings.
260 calories per serving.

1 lb dried northern white beans
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp thyme
5 c water
1/2 tsp salt

Place beans in a large pot & bring to a boil over high heat.
Remove from heat & let stand for an hour.

Drain the beans & place them in the slow cooker.
Add onion, thyme, & garlic.
Pour in water & cook covered for 2 to 3 hours.

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