Aaron's Amazing Simple Beans
Use dry beans, not canned. Amazingly cheap, they have a much better texture and more flavor.
The preserved lemon piece is notably better than fresh lemon. Keep them on hand: they are very very simple to make, and a wonderful seasoning for many dishes. If you must, substitute fresh whole lemon plus 1 teaspoon salt.
The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the sodium from the preserved lemon. The actual amount consumed will vary.