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White Beans with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 5 hr 10 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 5 servings
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Looking for an Italian Style dinner recipe? Then come home to this flavorful white beans dish slow cooked with sun-dried tomatoes.

Ingredients

1
pound dried great Northern beans (2 cups), sorted and rinsed
2
cloves garlic, crushed
6
cups water
1 1/2
teaspoons dried basil leaves
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
3/4
cup finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil
1
can (2 1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained

Steps

  • 1 Mix all ingredients except tomatoes and olives in 3 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker.
  • 2 Cover and cook on high heat setting 4 to 5 hours or until beans are tender.
  • 3 Stir in tomatoes and olives.
  • 1 Mix all ingredients except tomatoes and olives in 3 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker.
  • 2 Cover and cook on high heat setting 4 to 5 hours or until beans are tender.
  • 3 Stir in tomatoes and olives.

Expert Tips

Sun-dried tomatoes add a robust meaty flavor and a bit of chewiness to this dish. You can add a cup of finely chopped seeded fresh tomatoes instead of the sun-dried tomatoes if you want.

Serve with a large crisp tossed green salad dressed with an olive oil-balsamic vinaigrette, along with slices of French baguette. A glass of red wine makes this a perfect meal.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
Saturated Fat
1g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
640mg
Total Carbohydrate
62g
Dietary Fiber
16g
Protein
23g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
52%
52%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 3 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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