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Makes 6 servings.
- 2 cups cannelini beans
- 2 bay leaves
- ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
- ¼ cup white wine vinegar
- 1 medium red onion, sliced thin
- 2 tomatoes, seeded
- 2 tablespoons chopped flat leaf parsley
- ½ cup Calamata olives
- salt and pepper
Cook the beans in water for 1 ½ hours with the bay leaf. Salt the water and cook for 30 minutes more, until the beans are cooked through, but not falling apart. Drain the beans and immediately dress them with the oil and vinegar. Add the onion, tomatoes, the parsley and olives. If you are serving hot, adjust the seasonings. If not, set aside to cool, and adjust seasoning before serving.