Slow cooker White Bean Stew

HUGE! Cut in half or plan to freeze half for another night.

Slow cooker White Bean Stew

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    lb ground spicy sausage - optional

  • 2

    lb. white beans

  • 2

    large carrots peeled and diced

  • 3

    large celery stalks, diced

  • 1

    onion, diced

  • 3

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 1

    bay leaf

  • 1

    tsp each: dried rosemary, thyme, oregano

  • 10

    Cups water

  • 2

    T salt (add more at end if needed)

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • 1

    28 oz diced tomatoes (I like fire roasted)

  • 6

    Cups chopped spinach or kale (I like more chopped greens)

  • 2

    Cups brown rice (optional)

Directions

Rinse beans in cool water. add to slow cooker along with the carrot, celery, onion, garlic, bay leaf, and herbs Add water. Meantime - cook sausage if using. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours or low for 6 hours. Remove lid from slow cooker and add salt/pepper Add diced tomatoes and sausage Cook another 1 - 2 hours until beans are very soft. Before serving stir in chopped spinach or kale. Serve over brown rice (optional)


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