Parmesan Baked Beans

Parmesan Baked Beans

As with most families these days, I have some vegetarians in mine. Being the conscious cook, I decided to try and make a vegetarian version of baked beans that would be so delicious that no one would miss the pork or even realize something was different. I based the beans off a hearty Italian tomato sauce, and added every non-meat based version of umami I could think of. Within 5 minutes of getting to the annual 4th of July party, my vegetarian aunt reminded me that she hates beans. Oh well! These beans were worth it anyways.

Simple Marinara

Simple Marinara

Ingredients1/4 Cup Olive Oil2 Cloves Garlic Minced 2 Tablespoons Onion Minced 1 Teaspoon Dried Oregano28 Ounces Canned Crushed TomatoSalt and PepperPecorino Romano For: 3 CupsPreparation: 5 minCooking: 10 minReady in: 15 min InstructionsHeat the olive oil in a skillet or pot over medium heat. Add the garlic and onion and cook for 2 minutes. Add…