Slow Cooker White Beans with Rosemary & Olio Nuovo

Pasta Fagioli With Olio Nuovo - Hold The Pasta

  • 1 pound Great White Northern Beans, rinsed and picked over
  • 1 medium celery rib, coarsely chopped
  • 2 large shallots, diced
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 pound smoked bacon diced
  • 2 large cloves of garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 5 quarts chicken broth or stock, vegetable stock, or cold water
  • 1 - 2" sprig fresh rosemary
  • 1 dried bay leaf
Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper to taste (at least 1 tablespoon recommended if not using stock) 1/2 cup Robust Olio Nuovo such as Ultra Robust FS17, Coratina or Frantoio Combine all the ingredients except for the olive oil in a large slow cooker. Set the cooker to high for 6 hours. Once the beans are tender, taste and adjust seasoning. Drain the beans with a slotted spoon and serve slathered in Olio Nuovo with crusty bread.

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