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Italian Bean Bake

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Ingredients
  Red kidney beans 420 Gram, dried (1 packet)
  Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Beef 1 Pound, ground
  Tomatoes 1 Can (10 oz)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Crumbled marjoram leaves 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 325°F.
2) Rinse the beans. In a large saucepan, add water and beans. Let it boil for 2 minutes.
3) Take the saucepan off the flame. Cover and let rest for about 60 minutes.

MAKING
4) Into the same saucepan, add the onions. Let it boil before turning down the flame. Simmer for 1 hour.
5) Meanwhile, in a large skillet, add the ground beef. Brown the beef on both sides. Add in the tomatoes, salt and marjoram. Cook on simmer for about 5 minutes.
6) Drain the beans and keep the liquid aside for later.
7) In a 10-cup casserole, add in the beans and ground beef mixture. Pour in 1 cup of the reserved cooking liquid.
8) Cover and bake for 2 1/2 hours.
9) Remove the cover and bake for another 30 minutes or until the bakes become tender.
10) Sprinkle a little water on the surface, if the beans become too dry.

SERVING
11) Garnish the Italian Bean Bake with chopped parsley leaves.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
180 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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