Oven-Baked Beans

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Oven-Baked Beans
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This is an oven method that is very popular in Italy, particularly in Tuscany. The beans are soaked overnight and  then rinsed and placed in a pot or casserole for an easy and delicious dish. 

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Ready in
1 h, 10 m
6
Servings
268
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound dried beans, soaked
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Olive oil, as needed

Directions

Preheat the oven to 275 degrees.

Add the onions and beans to a large pot or casserole dish and cover with water by ½ an inch.

Cover and bring the water to a near boil over low heat.

Place the pot in the oven and bake until beans are tender (45 minutes to 1 hour). Make sure the water does not evaporate during cooking to below the level of the beans. Remove from oven and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Let stand for about 10 minutes.

Drizzle a tablespoon or two of olive oil over beans and serve.

Baked Bean Shopping Tip

Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.

Baked Bean Cooking Tip

Beans are done when they can be easily mashed with a fork – make sure to test a few in case they have not cooked evenly.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
2g
3%
Sugar
2g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.3g
1.7%
Protein
18g
36%
Carbs
47g
16%
Vitamin B6
0.3mg
12.8%
Vitamin C
0.9mg
1.4%
Vitamin E
0.3mg
1.7%
Vitamin K
5µg
7%
Calcium
185mg
19%
Fiber
12g
47%
Folate (food)
296µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
296µg
74%
Iron
8mg
44%
Magnesium
145mg
36%
Monounsaturated
0.9g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.4mg
1.9%
Phosphorus
231mg
33%
Polyunsaturated
0.4g
N/A
Potassium
1378mg
39%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
6.7%
Sodium
206mg
9%
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
22.4%
Zinc
3mg
19%

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