How to make it

  • Sort through the beans, rinse, drain and then place in a large saucepan
  • . Add cold water to cover by several inches and leave to soak overnight.
  • Drain the beans and return to the saucepan.
  • Add the 6 cups of cold water,
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil,
  • chopped sage and garlic.
  • Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the beans are just tender but not falling apart (45 minutes to 1 hour.)
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Using a slotted spoon, transfer the beans to a pre-warmed bowl.
  • Top with additional olive oil.
  • Makes 6 servings

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    " It was excellent "
    midgelet ate it and said...
    I love simple and delish recipes, great psot!
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    " It was excellent "
    turtle66 ate it and said...
    This is how we eat our beans....I like to reheat these in a saute pan with a little dab of butter.....................YUM!.................Turtle
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  • goddoesmiracles 8 years ago
    it sounds nice!!
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  • borinda 8 years ago
    I don't remember the sage but oh, the white beans in Italy! Heaven. You are completely correct to advise to only use the dried beans when preparing this. The white beans quickly became my favorite appetizer in Italy.
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    " It was excellent "
    valinkenmore ate it and said...
    Sounds very good - 5 forks to you!
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