1 1/2 c. dried white beans (soaked in water overnight)
1 qt. water
2 garlic cloves, chopped
6 sm. tomatoes, peeled and coarsely chopped
1 t. basil
1 t. oregano
1/2 t. sage
1 t. salt
1 T. lemon juice
Drain and rinse beans that have been soaked overnight. Place all ingredients in a saucepan. Cover and simmer the beans slowly for about 2 hours (or until tender), but not broken. The sauce will be reduced and thickened. Serve with warmed French bread. Serves 6.
Calories per serving: 70; protein: 4.3 grams; carbohydrate: 13.6 grams; fat: 0.4 grams; fiber: 3.5 grams; cholesterol: 0 milligrams.