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Braised White Beans
Servings: 4
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 15-ounce can white beans, drained and rinsed or 1 1/2 cups cooked white beans
  • 1 thyme sprig
  • teaspoon ground nutmeg or garam masala
  • Red pepper flakes and salt, to taste
  • Crusty bread
  • Olive oil and parmesan for topping
  • Sautéed scallions for topping
  1. In a pan, heat olive oil and sauté garlic until golden brown, 1 to 2 minutes.

  2. Add the milk, white beans, thyme and nutmeg/masala and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, for about 8-10 minutes or until beans have thickened.
  4. Halfway through cooking, mash half of the beans with a fork and mix together. Top with parmesan.
  5. Layer the bread with beans, drizzle olive oil and top with parmesan and sautéed scallions. Enjoy!