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Instead of broiling the garlic, you can also char cloves one at a time over the flame of a gas stove, holding and turning with tongs, until blackened and blistering, about 30 seconds to 1 minute each. The beans make a delectable side for Shrimp and Clams a la Plancha.

Martha Stewart Living, April 2017


Credit: Dana Gallagher

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10 mins
1 hr 15 mins
Serves 8 to 10


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  • Place beans in a large bowl; cover with water by several inches. Refrigerate, covered, overnight.

  • Preheat broiler. Drain and rinse beans. Transfer to a large pot; cover with 8 cups cold water. Place garlic cloves on a rimmed baking sheet and place under broiler, turning to charall over, 2 to 3 minutes. Add garlic, oil, and thyme to pot; season generously with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook until beans are just tender, 45 minutes to 1 hour. Remove and discard aromatics; serve. (Or let cool completely in broth, then store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 5 days.)