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Basic Cooked Beans, Peas, and Lentils

Basic Cooked Beans, Peas, and Lentils Recipe

  • 8 ounces (1 cup) dried beans, peas, or lentils
  • 1 small onion or 1 large shallot, peeled and stuck with 2 whole cloves
  • 2 garlic cloves, unpeeled, lightly smashed
  • ½ serrano or jalapeño seeded and deribbed, or 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 3 to 4 fresh thyme sprigs or ½ teaspoon dried
  • 1 imported bay leaf ½ teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste
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Nutritional information
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 13kcal (1%)
Total Fat 0g (0%)
Saturated Fat 0g (0%)
Cholesterol 0mg (0%)
Total Carbohydrate 2g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 2g
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.



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