CLEVELAND - Beans make a really inexpensive side dish and when you cook them up with some tomatoes, onions and garlic, they get really flavorful.
Recipe for Tomato Onion Garlic Beans
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
4 cans drained and rinsed cannellini beans
3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 cup finely diced onion
4 cloves minced garlic
4 tomatoes, seeded and diced
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
3 Tablespoons minced parsley leaves
- Cook onion in olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat (about 8 minutes).
- Add garlic and continue cooking for 1 more minute.
- Add tomatoes, salt, pepper, and thyme and continue cooking over medium heat until tomatoes soften (about 10-15 minutes). They should still be quite juicy when they are done.
- Mix the cooked tomatoes, canned beans, and parsley. Heat until the beans are hot. Taste for seasoning and serve.
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