SLOW COOKER THURSDAY

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Here’s my recipe for Slow Cooker Thursday for this week. This is sponsored each week by Sandra over at Diary of a SAHM

Today’s recipe is from Mable Hoffman’s Crockery Cookery. I love her recipes! This one is an old favorite of our families…..and I realized this morning I haven’t made it in AGES! It will be in next week’s menu rotation, I think 🙂

Pizza Beans

from Mable Hoffman’s Crockery Cookery

Makes 6-8 servings

If possible, stir beans once or twice while they are cooking to ensure that they are all coated with the sauce.

1 lb. dried great northern beans, sorted, rinsed and soaked overnight (drain before assembling this recipe)
3 1/2 cups water

4 tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped

1 onion, chopped

1/4 cup chopped red or green bell pepper

2 cloves garlic, crushed

1 teaspoon salt (I use more)

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed

1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed

1 cup (4 oz.) shredded mozzarella cheese

1/4 cup grated romano or parmesan cheese.

In a slow cooker, combine beans, water, tomatoes, onion, bell pepper, garlic, salt, oregano and rosemary. Cover and cook on high 6-7 hours or until beans are tender. Top with mozzarella, then romano cheese. Cover and cook another 10 minutes or until cheese melts.

I like to serve this over a nice crusty loaf of whole grain bread, OR you could serve it with a nice bread to “sop up” the sauce…..a fresh mixed greens or spinach salad will round this meal out beautifully!

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6 Responses to SLOW COOKER THURSDAY

  1. Kelli says:

    These sound delicious!!! I’m saving this recipe and I can’t wait to try it! I love your idea of serving it with a nice crustly loaf of bread. Sounds like the perfect fall meal!
    Kelli

  2. Gail says:

    Sounds good Lori, and really pretty healthy too I’d say. I love things that have tomato cooked in them…I hope to try it soon!

  3. Emily says:

    I wonder if my kids will eat more beans if they hear it’s “Pizza Beans”?! I’ll have to try this on them!

  4. Sandra says:

    These sound SO good Lori, another great Fall meal 🙂

    Thanks so much for sharing and for playing along 🙂

  5. EaglesWings says:

    Gonna have to try this one….Anything that sounds like pizza sound good enough for me 🙂
    Blessings

  6. I love this! I’m always looking for meatless meals for our family on Fridays that don’t include cheese and pasta.

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