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White beans

Easy White Beans

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 to 3 1x


Here’s a fast and easy white beans recipe: just 5 minutes in a skillet and they’re full of flavor! Use this trick for cooked or canned beans. 


  • 15-ounce can white beans of any type: cannellini, Great Northern or navy beans
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter or olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon or dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Black pepper, to taste


  1. Drain and rinse the beans.
  2. Heat the butter or olive oil over medium-low heat in a small skillet. Add the beans and seasoning. Heat until just warm, about 2 minutes. 
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

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