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Etna Beans with Apples and Herbs Recipe


Greenmarket Apples

Peggy Bourjaily is a seasonal eater and experienced navigator of New York City's farmers markets. Here is one of her fall recipes that is simple, light and delicious as a side dish or healthy lunch. 


2 pounds Etna Beans shelled (other beans, fresh or dried will work. With dried beans, make sure you soak them properly before cooking.)

1 head of garlic, cloves separated and sliced

1 onion, sliced

5 sprigs of sage, leaves removed and stems tossed

5 sprigs of rosemary, leaves removed and stems tossed

1 apple, cut into quarters

4 cups chicken stock


Put all of the ingredients into a medium pot, set over a high heat and bring to a boil. Turn to low and simmer, with lid on, until the beans soften, about 1-1 1/2 hours. Serve with a slotted spoon.

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