Skillet Beans

Skillet Beans
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Flavorful and easy, this bean recipe is a satisfying meal that can be put together in minutes on the stovetop. Click here to see The Basics of Cooking Beans and 3 Easy Recipes
  • 1 pound dried beans, soaked
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, seeded
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 large potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  1. Place the beans in a pot with 8 cups of water and the green bell pepper and bring to a boil. Cover and boil over moderate-low heat until the beans are tender.
  2. In a skillet or frying pan, heat the olive oil and add the onion, garlic, oregano, tomato sauce, and tomato paste. Sauté on moderate heat for 5 minutes.
  3. Add onion and tomato mixture to the beans and add the potato and salt.
  4. Cover and cook over high heat until water is boiling, about 5 minutes.
  5. Lower the heat and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes or until beans are completely tender sauce has thickened.