• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    You'll find gigante beans in Mediterranean stores or at specialty food markets. If they aren't available, substitute a white bean such as Great Northern or flageolets. Beans are a good source of fiber and protein.

    Ingredients

    • 3/4 cup dried gigante beans
    • 2 bay leaves
    • Coarse salt and ground pepper
    • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 small onion, cut into 1/4-inch dice (3/4 cup)
    • 1 large carrot, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch dice (3/4 cup)
    • 1 large stalk celery, cut into 1/4-inch dice
    • 1 large garlic clove, chopped
    • 3/4 teaspoon anise seed
    • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon zest, (from 1 lemon)
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
    • 3/4 cup parsley, chopped

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 268 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 15 g 23.33%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 11.11%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 1 mg 0.38%
    • Sodium: 86 mg 3.56%
    • Calcium: 105 mg 10.54%
    • Potassium: 255 mg 7.28%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 15.19%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 32 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 23.87%
    • Sugar: 12 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 45.04%
    • Vitamin C 46%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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