Hearty Red Bean Stew

Precious Nkeih
Precious Nkeih
December 8, 2021
The Anova Precision Oven makes cooking beans from scratch super easy. Just set the temperature of the oven, put beans and water in an oven-safe pot, and let them cook in the oven until the beans are soft. Then you can proceed to make a delicious bean stew hands-free in the oven. This bean stew is perfect with rice, couscous or quinoa. It is a hearty, satisfying dinner! Note: The prep time below includes an overnight soak for the beans.
Serves
6
Prep Time
12:20
Cook Time
03:45
Hearty Red Bean Stew
5 (1)
40
Ingredients
1 lb
dried red beans
4 sprigs
thyme
2
bay leaves
¼ cup
tomato sauce
¼ cup
vegetable oil
1 Tbsp
minced garlic
1.5 tsp
onion powder
1 tsp
dried parsley
1 tsp
fine salt
¼ tsp
freshly ground black pepper
Steps

1. Soak Beans

Remove any debris from dried beans. Place in a large bowl and add water to completely cover the beans. Let soak overnight.
Soak Beans

2. Preheat the Oven

Rack
When you’re ready to cook, turn on the oven.
Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: Off
Temp: 325°F
Heat: Rear

3. Prepare Beans for Cooking

Drain and rinse the soaked beans. Transfer to a large pot or Dutch oven. Add water to cover the beans by 1 inch. Add the thyme and bay leaves. Cover the pot.
Prepare Beans for Cooking

4. Cook Beans

Rack
Transfer to the oven and cook until the beans are soft and creamy, about 2 hours and 45 minutes. Check the pot every hour and add water as needed to keep the beans completely submerged. Remove from the oven.
Cook Beans
Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: Off
Temp: 325°F
Heat: Rear
02:45 Timer

5. Adjust the Oven for the Stew

Rack
Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: Off
Temp: 350°F
Heat: Rear

6. Add Stew Ingredients

Remove the bay leaves and thyme from the beans. Stir in the tomato sauce, oil, garlic, onion powder, parsley, salt, and pepper.
Add Stew Ingredients

7. Cook Stew

Rack
Return the pot to the oven and cook until the flavors have melded, 45 minutes to 1 hour. If the beans are too dry, add more water as desired then let them cook for another 15 minutes.
Cook Stew
Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: Off
Temp: 350°F
Heat: Rear
00:45 Timer

8. Serve Warm

Serve warm with rice or the side of your choice.
Serve Warm
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