Rosemary White Beans

Total Time
25hrs 50mins
Prep
24 hrs
Cook
1 hr 50 mins

from Tom Douglas's book, and I love it. How can something so simple taste so wonderful.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cover the beans with cold water and soak overnight in the refrigerator.
  2. They will double in size so use a lot of water.
  3. Heat the bacon in a large pot over medium heat, until the fat is rendered and the bacon is crisp, about 8-10 minutes.
  4. Add the onions and cook 8-10 minutes until soft.
  5. Add the garlic and cook 1 minute.
  6. Then add the chicken stock and water til simmering.
  7. Drain beans of their water and add to pot.
  8. Cook on medium heat until soft, about 1 1/2 hours.
  9. There will be just enough liquid in the pot so it is frothy-- if necessary turn up the heat to reduce the liquid.
  10. Stir in the rosemary and butter, and season to taste before serving.