This easy-to-make Brothy Beans Recipe is in regular rotation at our home. The simplicity of the recipe makes it easy to make,  healthy and satisfying.

Brothy Beans Recipe

An economical and gluten-free source of protein, White Beans also contain high levels of complex carbohydrates  and dietary fiber.


Broth or Stock

Garlic Cloves

Dried Beans

Fresh Herbs

Parmesan Cheese


& Toppings

Soaking Beans

Whether you soak them or not, is up to you. I like to soak them in salted water to soften the skins and make them less likely to burst.

Done Yet?

"Beans are done when they are velvety. The whole pot is only ready when five beans meet that description.  If one doesn’t, let the beans keep cooking…" Tamar Adler

Add in ...

Peeled Garlic Cloves

Shredded Parmesan Cheese

Fresh Herbs

And a Glug of Oil

Jazz Brothy  Beans Up

You can always ‘jazz up’ your brothy beans with various aromatics, vegetables, meat, cheese, and other additions. We will discuss some of them in a bit.

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