Slow Cooked Italian Baked Beans

Slow Cooked Italian Baked Beans

Slow Cooker

Ingredients

  • 1 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 250g short cut bacon, sliced into long strips
  • 1 brown onion, finely sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • ¼ tsp dried chilli flakes
  • Salt & pepper
  • 400g diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 400g cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 400g kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tbs tomato paste
  • 1 tbs balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ bunch Continental parsley, finely chopped

Method (click to mark as completed)

Serves 6-8

 Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 2 hours

  1. Remove the cooking pot from your Searing Slow Cooker and place it on the stovetop.
  2. Heat the oil in the cooking pot over medium-heat and sauté bacon, onion, garlic, chilli flakes, salt and pepper for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in the diced tomatoes, simmer for 1 minute and then transfer to the slow cooker.
  4. Stir in oregano, bay leaf, beans, tomato paste, balsamic vinegar and parsley and cook on LOW for 2 hours.

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