Recipe by Scottley
"It took me a while to get it right, but this just hits the spot when you want something soothing. It's hearty as a soup, can be thickened to make a stew, or strained to make a side dish. It's creamy, smoky, ever-so-slightly bitter, and goes with chicken, pork, fish, and beef."
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bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
head of garlic, peeled and minced
1 (16 ounce) can
navy beans, undrained
1 (6 ounce) package
baby spinach leaves
Worked with dried navy beans that I soaked overnight and cooked for one hour before using in this recipe. (1lb bag of beans makes double recipe)
VERY GOOD! I wasn't able to allow this to simmer for an hour, b/c I had to run out, but this was wonderful even w/o doing that. I only used 3 strips of bacon, and a bag of regular spinach that I tore up. This had great flavor, and, not that it needed it, but I think next time I may add a little crushed pepper flakes just for a little spice. I will def be making it again! Thanks for sharing. :)
Definitely a keeper in our house. I didn't use an entire head of garlic but it was still good. It did need salt and pepper though.
I didn't have "navy beans" so I used Garbanzo Beans and Red Kidney Beans. What a treat!
Now this is one tasty rockin delicious dish! Yummy! Spinach, Bacon, Garlic, Navy Beans and Lemon. Great cast of recipe ingredients. Thanks for posting Scottley!!
Pretty good. I took a few bites before I realized I forgot the lemon, so I squeezed it on. The lemon really adds dynamic to the dish. I thickened the dish up with some flour and served it like a stew.
Delicious! What a great combo of flavors. This paired nicely with chicken. I used Northern beans, since I had them on hand.
I just tried this recipe and I don't understand what I did wrong. It is very good but I didn't have any liquid except from the can of beans. I kept looking at the ingredients to see if I missed anything. One lady said she thickened it by using flour and water. I didn't have any liquid. Did I miss something?
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Navy Beans and Greens with Bacon and Garlic
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 80
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