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Simple Vegetarian Slow-Cooked Beans

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours

Makes

8 servings

When I have a hungry family to feed, these tasty beans with spinach, tomatoes and carrots are a go-to dish. This veggie delight is frequently on our menu. —Jennifer Reid, Farmington, Maine
Simple Vegetarian Slow-Cooked Beans Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 4 cans (15-1/2 ounces each) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 medium carrots, finely chopped (about 2 cups)
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, patted dry and chopped
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh parsley

Directions

  1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine the first 7 ingredients. Cook, covered, on low 4-5 hours or until carrots are tender, adding spinach and tomatoes during the last 10 minutes of cooking. Stir in cilantro and parsley.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 229 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 672mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 13g fiber), 12g protein.

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