We are always looking for more ways to incorporate beans at meals! This quick white bean recipe makes flavorful beans that can be eaten on their own, used as a side dish, or added to a salad!


  • 15-ounce can white beans of any type: cannellini, Great Northern or navy beans
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter or olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon dried tarragon or dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • Black pepper, to taste


  1. Drain and rinse the beans.
  2. Heat the butter or olive oil over medium-low heat in a small skillet. Add the beans and seasoning. Heat until just warm, about 2 minutes.

Recipe from A Couple Cooks