15ouncescanned large butter beansrinsed and drained
Coarse kosher salt and freshly ground black pepperto taste
In a medium pot, heat olive oil over medium heat.
Add the onion and cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until softened.
Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 15 seconds.
Add the beans, vegetable broth, thyme, salt, and pepper, stir, and bring to a boil. Lower the heat to a simmer and let cook, stirring occasionally, until the liquid has reduced and the beans are hot, 15-20 minutes.