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Navy Beans In Lemony Dijon Sauce

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Ingredients
  Hot water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Dried navy beans 1 Pound, rinsed and drained
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Chopped carrot 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Snipped fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Dried dill weed 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Fennel seed 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cooking liquid from beans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Reconstituted butter flavored mix 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Dijon mustard 2 Tablespoon
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon pepper seasoning 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried basil leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Uncooked couscous 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

In 5-quart casserole, combine water, beans, onion, carrot, celery, parsley, dill, salt and fennel.
Cover.
Microwave at High for 10 minutes.
Reduce power to 50% (Medium).
Microwave for 1 3/4 to 2 1/4 hours, or until beans are tender, stirring twice.
Drain, reserving 1/2 cup cooking liquid.
Return beans and reserved cooking liquid to same 5-quart casserole.
Stir in remaining ingredients, except couscous.
Microwave, uncovered, at 50% (Medium) for 5 to 8 minutes longer, or until heated through and flavors are blended, stirring once.
Prepare couscous as directed on package.
Serve over couscous.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
150 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
170 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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