Recipe-246-Greek Baked Beans
If you're looking for an easy and delicious way to make a hearty meal, look no further than Greek Baked Beans! Not only are they simple to whip up in the oven, but their unique combination of ingredients results in a delicious mix of flavors that will be sure to tantalize your taste buds. Plus, these beans provide plenty of protein and fiber so it's an excellent choice for those looking for nutritious dinner options. Read on to find out exactly how we make our signature Greek Baked Beans dish - you won't regret it!
500g large butter beans
- 2 carrots
- 1 onion
- 2 cloves garlic
- ½ cup celery stems and root
- 1 cup tomato puree
- 1-2 bay leaves
- 1 spring onion to serve
2 tablespoons olive oil plus 1 tablespoon olive oil to serve
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
In a large bowl cover the beans with water and allow to soak overnight.
- Preheat the oven to 390°F.
- Peel and chop the carrots, celery, onions and garlic.
Heat the oil in a large pot and sauté seasoning with salt and pepper for 8-10 minutes adding the garlic last. Add the beans and the tomato puree with the bay leaves to the pot, mixing well. Cover the beans with water and cook for 20-25 minutes.
- Transfer into a deep baking pan and bake in the preheated oven for 30-40 minutes until the beans are completely cooked through and tender, and the sauce is rich and thick.
Serve warm topped with chopped spring onions and a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil.