Good Old Beans

We should eat more beans. They’re good for us, tasty, and easy to prepare. We cooked 20 pounds of them for our birthday party – here’s a more reasonable amount.

  • 1 pound dried beans, washed and drained
  • Water and chicken stock
  • Onion, quartered
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 16 oz can whole tomatoes
  • Salt and pepper
  1.  Put beans in large pan, cover with water/stock. Add onion and garlic, and bring to boil and let it boil uncovered for 2 minutes. Cover the pot, turn off the heat, and let beans soak for 2 hours.
  2. Add tomatoes and salt and pepper and cook at low heat. Add stock/water if drying.
  3. Check every 15 minutes or so until done to your liking. Adjust seasoning and serve with just about anything.
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