Cranberry Beans

These fresh beans have fall written all over them. They are tasty and pretty. Here is what I cooked up from my local farm.
5 pounds of fresh whole bean pods of cranberry or shell beans
1/2 onion minced
3 stalks of celery cut thicker then the onions
chopped fresh parsley
red pepper flakes
olive oil
1 clove of minced garlic
1 can of pome strained tomatoes + enough water to cover all the beans

De-shell the all the beans.
Heat the olive oil and add the garlic and onion for about 4 mins.  Add the celery, black pepper, red pepper and cook for about 2 mins. Add the beans, tomatoes and water. Cook for about 25 mins or until tender. Add parsley and salt.
Serving ideas:
over pasta
under chicken
or just by itself with a piece of bread!

Uncooked de-shelled beans:

 Here is a picture of it with pasta:

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