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Recipe  and photograph courtesy of Alejandro Rodriguez of Nopa

Baked White Beans

yields 2 servings - level Easy
prep time 2+ hours

Ingredients

  • 1 can large white bean, drained and rinsed
  • 1/3 cup feta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons California Olive Ranch extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs

Instructions

  1. Cook white beans (dry or fresh when in season) 1-4 hours depending on fresh or dry product. Save some of the liquid and add to the final product as needed.
  2. In a separate pot, use olive oil to saute with garlic, oregano and onion. Combine the cooked white beans with the tomato mixture.
  3. The bean mixture is filled into a small baking dish, which is topped with cubed feta, breadcrumbs and oregano pesto. Baking time is 3-6 minutes depending on broiler. After bubbly hot, the dish is placed on a small oval plate for easy handling and topped with olive oil to finish.