|2 tbsp||olive oil||25 mL|
|2||cloves garlic, minced||2|
|1||stalk celery, diced||1|
|4 cups||cooked white pea beans||1 L|
|2 cups||pasta sauce||500mL|
|1 cup||tomato juice||250 mL|
|1/2 cup||chopped fresh dill||125 mL|
|1/2 cup||crumbled Feta cheese||125 mL|
In a skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Cook the onion, garlic and celery until soft. In a large bowl, combine the onion mixture, white pea beans, pasta sauce, tomato juice and fresh dill. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Place in an oiled 2 quart shallow baking dish. Sprinkle with the Feta cheese and bake in a preheated 350°F (180°C) oven for about 40 minutes until heated through. Serve as appetizer with bread or as a baked bean dish.
Meal : serves 6
Salt and acids in lemon juice, vinegar or tomatoes will make beans firm so add these later when beans are almost tender.