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Slow-Cooked Dried Beans

Slow-Cooked Dried Beans

Prep time 5 minutes
Cook time 6 hours
Ready in 6 hours
Makes 8 servings


  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil, oregano or thyme
  • 1 lb dried beans, rinsed and picked over


1. Sauté onion and garlic in olive oil until soft, about 5 minutes. Place in a slow cooker along with bay leaves and herbs. Add beans. Cover with hot water by 1 inch.
2. Cook on high for 6 hours. Chill beans, covered, in cooking liquid until ready to use.


Per serving: 57 calories, 2g fat, 1g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 88mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate, 1g fiber, 1g sugar, 3g protein