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Simmered Beans

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Ready In: 1 hour 55 minutes
Serves: 12
Dairy-freeGluten-freeLow Added SugarVeganVegetarianLow Sodium

Add Pico de Gallo for a spicy twist.

What you'll need

Cutting board
Sharp knife
Measuring cups
Large pot (stockpot) with lid
Plastic or glass dish with lid


Serves 12
2 cups Beans Dried, pinto, black, or pink
8 cups Water
1 Onion peeled and chopped
1 Bay Leaf
1/4 teaspoon Salt



Place beans, water, onion, and bay leaf in a large pot. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until beans are tender.

2.Remove bay leaf and stir in salt. Cook 15 minutes longer.
3.Serve or store beans in refrigerator for up to 3 days in a covered plastic or glass container.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 0.50 cup

Serving Per Container 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories 112
% Daily Value*
Sodium 53 mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 21 g8%
Dietary Fiber 7 g25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

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