Creamy Sage and Rosemary White Beans
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Creamy, comforting white beans simmered in a garlicky rosemary sauce.
Serves: 8
  • 16 oz bag of Great Northern Beans
  • 4 tbsp salt
  • 5 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp rubbed sage
  • 2 tbsp rosemary
  • salt and pepper
  1. Soak the beans in 4 quarts of water and 4 tbsp salt for 8 hours. Drain.
  2. Place drained beans, 6 quarts of water, thyme, bay leaves, and onion powder in a large pot and bring to a boil.
  3. Simmer for 1 hour.
  4. In a skillet, add olive oil, garlic, sage and rosemary and cook until aromatic.
  5. Using a slotted spoon add beans to garlic mixture.
  6. Add salt and pepper and 1 cup of the beans' cooking liquid to the skillet.
  7. Simmer for 6-8 minutes.
  8. Serve with crusty bread and parmesan cheese.
Recipe by The Eat More Food Project at