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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 254.1
  • Total Fat: 2.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 300.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 46.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 13.1 g
  • Protein: 12.3 g

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White Bean Stew

Submitted by: CALIDREAMER76

Introduction

Cooking this in the slow cooker all day - I came home to the yummiest smelling home! MMmm!
This was a cooking light recipe that I modified a bunch to make it lighter and for me to use during lent. The original included Boca sausages, Parmesan cheese, butter and dry bread crumbs.
Cooking this in the slow cooker all day - I came home to the yummiest smelling home! MMmm!
This was a cooking light recipe that I modified a bunch to make it lighter and for me to use during lent. The original included Boca sausages, Parmesan cheese, butter and dry bread crumbs.

Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    Olive Oil, 1 tbsp
    Onions, raw, 1.5 cup, chopped
    Carrots, raw, 1.5 cup, diagonally cut slices (1/2 inch thick)
    Parsnips, 1.5 cup diagonally cut slices (1/2 inch thick)
    Garlic, 2 cloves minced
    Vegetable Stock low sodium, .3/4 cup
    Thyme, ground, .5 tsp
    Salt, .1/4 tsp
    Pepper, black,1/4 tsp
    1bay leaf, whole
    Petite Diced tomatoes-recipe ready, 3.5 cup
    Great Northern dried beans, 1 cup

Directions

Prepare and cook the beans according to the directions 1 cup dried should equal 3 cups cooked.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion, carrot, parsnip, and garlic; cover and cook 5 minutes or until tender.

Place in a 5-quart electric slow cooker. Add beans, broth and spices. Cover and cook on low 8 hours or until vegetables are tender. Be prepared for the most delicious smell if you go to work then come home!

Enjoy a serving of about 1 cups. Makes 8 servings

The original recipe called for 2 meatless Italian sausages chopped - added at the end with 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs mixed with 2 T melted butter and 1/4 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese blended together. Sprinkle with parsley.
None of this paragraph is calculated into the nutrition and it tastes great without it!

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CALIDREAMER76.






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