White Beans and Shrimp

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLINGSlow-cooking is a great method for cooking dried beans like the white beans in this dish. Show caption
Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLINGSlow-cooking is a great method for cooking dried beans like the white beans in this dish.

Advocate-Tested Recipe

White Beans and Shrimp

Serves 6 to 8. Recipe is by Julie Kay.

1 (1-lb.) pkg. dried white beans

8 cups water

6 cups vegetable broth

1 (14.5-oz.) can stewed tomatoes

1 tsp. Creole seasoning

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 onion, chopped

3 stalks celery, chopped

1 link andouille sausage, cut into small pieces

1 lb. shrimp, peeled and uncooked

1. Put white beans and water in large pot and soak overnight.

2. Drain beans and place beans in 5- to 6-quart slow cooker.

3. Add vegetable broth, stewed tomatoes, Creole seasoning, garlic, onion, celery and sausage. Cook all on Low for 7 hours.

4. Add shrimp and turn cooker to High. Continue cooking for an additional hour or until shrimp turn pink.