Slow Cooker Greek White Beans

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Ingredients:

1 cup dried white beans
3 1/2 cups water
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 small white onion, chopped
2 large vine tomatoes, chopped and seeds removed
1 bay leaf
2 sprigs fresh thyme
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
salt and pepper to taste

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Rinse beans thoroughly.

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Put beans in slow cooker and add water.  Cook on high until soft, 5-6 hours.

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Once beans are soft, chop onion and tomatoes and prepare other ingredients.

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Add one tablespoon of olive oil to a hot pan and cook onion until soft.

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Add tomatoes, bay leaf, & thyme and cook until tomatoes are soft.  Remove from heat.

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Drain cooked beans and add to pan.

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Add lemon juice and remaining two tablespoons of olive oil.

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Add minced garlic, mix well, and serve hot.  Add salt and pepper to taste.  The person that gets the bay leaf is lucky, but don’t eat it!

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