Country French White Beans

Country French White Beans

Classic slow cooked beans - perfect for French cuisine! This flavorful side dish compliments your dinner perfectly.

Prep Time

12

Minutes

Total Time

13:45

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

2
cups dried great northern beans, sorted and rinsed
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
cups water
1
tablespoon dried herbes de Provence
3
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
teaspoons salt
1/2
cup chopped drained roasted red bell peppers (from 7-ounce jar)
  1. Place beans in large bowl. Add enough water to cover by 2 inches. Let soak overnight, at least 10 hours.
  2. Drain beans. Mix beans and remaining ingredients except bell peppers in 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker.
  3. Cover and cook on high heat setting 3 hours 30 minutes to 5 hours or until beans are tender.
  4. Stir bell peppers into beans in cooker.
Makes 6 servings (1 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Ingredient Substitution
Don't have any herbes de Provence on hand? Mix together 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves, 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves, 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves and 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes. Other herbs commonly used in herbes de Provence are fennel seed, lavender, rosemary and savory.
Serving Suggestion
This simple side dish will nicely complement herb-roasted chicken or roasted leg of lamb. Serve with a glass of red wine, and enjoy the flavors of France.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 250
    • (Calories from Fat 65),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 800mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 42g
    • (Dietary Fiber 10g,
  • Protein 15g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 1 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.