Recipes

white beans

  • Chicken, Bacon, And White Bean Soup Portuguese Style

    Chicken, Bacon, And White Bean Soup Portuguese Style

    My mother, Hilda, always had a pot of soup simmering on the back of the stove. This stick-to-your-ribs soup remains one of my favorites.

    • Prep Time: 15 minutes, plus soaking time for beans
    • Total Time: 2 hours
    • Yield: 8 to 12 servings
  • Miss Hilda's Baked Beans

    Miss Hilda's Baked Beans

    If you don't have time to soak the beans overnight, do a quick soak.  Add the beans to a pot, cover with water, bring to a boil.  Remove from the heat and allow them to sit for 1 hour.  Drain the beans, discard the liquid, and proceed with the recipe.

    • Prep Time: 15 minutes
    • Total Time: 3 hours plus time for soaking beans overnight
    • Yield: 6 to 8 servings