Makes about 8 1-cup servings
These beans may be "baked" on the stovetop, in the oven, or in a slow cooker. The longer they cook, the more delicious they become. The optional torula yeast has a distinctive smoky flavor and is sold in natural food stores.
dry navy beans (or other small white beans)
Rinse beans thoroughly, then soak in 6 cups of water for 6 to 8 hours or overnight. Discard the soaking water and place beans and onion in a pot with enough fresh water to cover the beans with 1 inch of liquid. Bring to a simmer, then cover and cook until beans are tender, about 2 hours.
Per 1-cup serving
Source: Healthy Eating for Life for Children by Amy Lanou, Ph.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D.