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Beans A La Grecque

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  Dried white beans 1 Pound
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Onions 5 Medium, thickly sliced
  Marjoram 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1 , crumbled
  Minced fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh tomatoes/One large can (one pound fourteen ounces) tomatoes 6 , peeled and diced
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (Or More To Taste)

Soak the beans overnight in water to cover or boil two minutes, cover and let stand one hour.
Drain thoroughly and wash with cold water.
Heat the olive oil in a heavy pot or dutch oven.
Add the garlic, onions and herbs and cook until the onions are soft but not brown.
Add the tomatoes and simmer until well blended and saucelike.
Add the drained beans and enough water to reach just to the top of the beans.
Bring to a boil, then turn the heat as low as possible and simmer, covered, one hour.
Add the salt, remove the cover and simmer one hour longer.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3062 Calories from Fat 1013

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 115 g176.9%

Saturated Fat 16.6 g83.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2113.2 mg88.1%

Total Carbohydrates 410 g136.5%

Dietary Fiber 98.2 g392.6%

Sugars 73.2 g

Protein 126 g252.8%

Vitamin A 180.4% Vitamin C 366.4%

Calcium 154.2% Iron 316.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Beans A La Grecque Recipe