Slow-Cooker Tuscan Beans

Slow-Cooker Tuscan Beans Recipe
Photo: Antonis Achilleos
We like this easy side that call for just four ingredients.


Serves 6

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 3 Hours, 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 290
Fat 5 g
Satfat 1 g
Protein 18 g
Carbohydrate 43 g
Fiber 12 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 211 mg


1 pound dried cannellini beans, rinsed and picked over
6 cloves garlic, crushed
1 sprig fresh sage
Salt and pepper
6 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil


1. Combine beans, garlic, sage, 1 tsp. salt and 8 cups water in slow cooker. Cover; cook on high until beans are tender, about 3 hours and 15 minutes.

2. Drain mixture; discard garlic and sage. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon into bowls; drizzle each portion with 1 tsp. olive oil.


This recipe also appeared in the September 2011 issue.

April 2012
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