But, as you can see, they take little preparation and give you extra time to complete needed tasks while they simmer aromatically on your stove. Such a delightful fragrance will waft the air that family members will just have to lift the lid to see what's brewing.
1 pd. white beans
3 garlic cloves minced
1/4 cup oil
1 pd. canned tomatoes
1-2 tsp. dried sage (2 tab. fresh)
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
Soak beans overnight immersed in water. Drain water; fill again in a saucepan to 2 inches above. Cook about 45 minutes or until tender. Drain and keep one cup of water. Add the remaining ingredients to pot and cook another 25 minutes on low.