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I use this basic recipe as a base for Meal Prep Sunday: I make a large batch and eat it for lunch over the week. I add different spices to individual cups to vary the day's flavor. Ground chipotle or curry for heat, ginger or fresh herbs for aroma, etc.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
3 hrs
total:
3 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
5
Yield:
5 servings
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Ingredients

5
Original recipe yields 5 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Assemble cannellini beans, tomatoes, onions, carrots, spinach, celery, salt, bouquet garni, and bay leaves in a slow cooker. Pour in enough water to cover. Cook on Low or High until carrots are tender and flavors meld, at least 3 hours. Serve immediately or cool to room temperature. Ladle portions into reusable containers and refrigerate.

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Cook's Notes:

Feel free to substitute bouquet garni with any dried herbs you prefer.

Other optional ingredients you can use are 1 cup dried green lentils or 2 medium potatoes, diced. Add more water if using lentils.

Nutrition Facts

129 calories; protein 6g; carbohydrates 24.6g; fat 0.7g; sodium 1764.8mg. Full Nutrition
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