White bean gratin "à l'italienne"


White bean gratin "à l'italienne"
White haricot beans enriched with the Mediterranean flavours of tomatoes and herbs. The beans are boiled first then mixed with chopped tomatoes and finished gratin-style in the oven.
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Last modified on: August 25th 2021

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Stage 1 - 12 hours
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The day before cooking, put 700 g white haricot beans to soak in a bowl of water.

Stage 2 - 20 min.
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Next day, boil in salted water until soft (it is normal for froth to form on the top to begin with; just skim it off).

Stage 3 - 3 min.
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Drain the beans.

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Stage 4 - 2 min.
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In a large pan (this could be the same as used to cook the beans), heat 4 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat. When good and hot, add 1 red onion chopped, 1 sprig rosemary, 1 bayleaf and 1 garlic clove.

Salt, pepper and mix well.

Cook while stirring for 1 or 2 minutes.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Add 300 g peeled and chopped tomatoes, mix and turn down the heat, Leave to thicken for 5 minutes.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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Add the beans and mix in.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Transfer the mixture to a buttered gratin dish.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
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Scatter 50 g grated cheese over.

Stage 9 - 30 min.
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Bake for about 20 minutes.
Remarks
You can use a bouquet garni instead of the rosemary and bayleaf.

For a heartier version, add an extra 50 g of grated cheese to the beans with the tomatoes.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,863 Kcal or 7,800 Kj79 gr198 gr84 gr
93 %30 %19 %13 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
148 Kcal or 620 Kj6 gr16 gr7 gr
7 %2 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk
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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
White haricot beansWhite haricot beans: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Sausages with baked beans, French style, Cassoulet, Cassoulet-style shepherd's pie., Minestrone, Beans with tomatoes, ... All
Peeled and chopped tomatoesPeeled and chopped tomatoes: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Sausages with baked beans, French style, Spinach and chick peas "à la milanaise", Veal Marengo, Pissaladière with puff pastry, Enchiladas, ... All
Grated cheeseGrated cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Avengers' potatoes, Stuffed baguette , Firied fillet of sea bream with polenta, Stuffed mushrooms au gratin, Stuffed tomatoes and courgettes, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Purple Pesto, Rice and peas, Spinach fritters, Scallops au gratin, Warm haricot bean salad, ... All
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