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Simmered Beans
Simmered Beans

Category: Side Dish | Serves: 12

(669 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 100
Protein: 110 g
Carbs: 7 g
Fat: 2 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 0 mg
Fiber: 55 g

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Skip the salt in canned beans and make your own savory beans at home with onion and bay leaf.
2 cups rinsed beans, dried pinto, black, or pink
8 cups water
1 chopped onion
1 bay leaf
1/4 teaspoon salt 8
1 Place beans, water, onion and bay leaf in a large pot.
2 Cover and bring to a boil over high heat.
3 Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until beans are tender.
4 Remove bay leaf and stir in salt. Cook 15 minutes longer.
5 Top each serving of simmered beans with 1/2 cup fresh salsa or store beans in refrigerator for up to three days in a covered plastic or glass container.
6 Serving Size: 1/2 cup.

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(669 ratings)
easy meal
Reviewed By: Diet.com Member
We always have dried legumes as a meal standy in our home. This is a good basic recipe, but there are so many ...
Jun 28, 2008
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