A thick warm flavorful comfort food. What more do you need on a chilly Autumn day?
Here is a recipe that is sure to please. This has no meat and is a superb dish.
3 cloves garlic
2 medium onions
2 stalks celery
1 lb. dry navy beans
8 cups water
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 tsp. paprika
Freshly ground pepper (to taste)
Sea salt (to taste)
1 tsp. garlic pepper
Add 8 Cups of water to the slow cooker and place cooker on warm.
*NOTE* Do this to prevent the crock pot from cracking. If you add the water after the crock pot is hot the pot will crack.
Dice garlic and onion, chop celery, and carrots into thin rounds.
Add garlic, onion, celery, and carrots to your slow cooker.
Sort through the beans and rinse. Then add to slow cooker, along with the bay leaf, paprika, garlic pepper, red pepper flakes and some fresh ground pepper and sea salt.
Place the lid on the slow cooker and your cooker on high or low setting, and cook for 8 hours on low or 4 hours on high.