Let's Dish: Tomato Onion Garlic Beans

Beans make a really inexpensive side dish, and when you cook them up with tomatoes, onions and garlic, they get really flavorful. Chris Koetke, host of the Live Well Network show Let's Dish, has unassuming recipe that is packed with flavor!
March 30, 2014 5:44:45 AM PDT
Beans make a really inexpensive side dish, and when you cook them up with tomatoes, onions and garlic, they get really flavorful. Chris Koetke, host of the Live Well Network show Let's Dish, has unassuming recipe that is packed with flavor!

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Recipe for Tomato Onion Garlic Beans

Difficulty: Easy
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Serves: 6-8

Ingredients:

4 cans drained and rinsed cannellini beans
3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 cup finely diced onion
4 cloves minced garlic
4 tomatoes, seeded and diced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
3 Tablespoons minced parsley leaves

Method:

1. Cook onion in olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat (about 8 minutes).

2. Add garlic and continue cooking for 1 more minute.

3. Add tomatoes, salt, pepper, and thyme and continue cooking over medium heat until tomatoes soften (about 10-15 minutes). They should still be quite juicy when they are done.

4. Mix the cooked tomatoes, canned beans, and parsley. Heat until the beans are hot. Taste for seasoning and serve.