You are here: Home » Recipes » Baked Cannellini Beans Baked Cannellini Beans Recipe by Relish ContributorKitchen Tested Yield 6 to 8 servings Canned cannellini beans are a great source of fiber. And baked with onion, tomatoes and thyme and oregano, they make a great side dish. PrintEmail Rinse beans before adding and use "no salt added" tomatoes to lower sodium. Ingredients 4 (15-ounce) cans white kidney beans (cannellini) or great Northern beans, rinsed and drained3 whole cloves1/2 small onion1 bay leaf1/2 teaspoon minced garlic1/2 cup chopped onion1 (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes with juice1/2 cup molasses Dash of cayenne pepper1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves1/4 teaspoon dried oregano Salt and pepper to taste Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Pour beans into a 2-quart casserole. Stick cloves into onion half and add to beans with bay leaf and garlic. In a skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray, saute chopped onion until tender. Add to beans. Stir in tomatoes, molasses, cayenne, thyme, oregano, salt and pepper. Cover and bake for 1 hour. Remove onion half and bay leaf before serving.