Greens and Beans Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Greens and Beans Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Greens and Beans

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"We serve this along with steak and a baked potato. You can drizzle some extra-virgin olive oil on top before serving. Serve with crusty Italian bread. Navy beans work in this, also."

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Pour enough water into a large pot to be about 2 inches deep; bring to a boil. Stir 1 teaspoon salt into the boiling water; add escarole. Cook the escarole at a boil, pushing the escarole further into the water as it wilts, until it is fork-tender, 3 to 5 minutes; drain.
  2. Pour olive oil into the pot and place over medium heat. Cook and stir garlic, 1 teaspoon salt, black pepper, and red pepper flakes in hot oil until the garlic is soft, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir drained escarole and cannellini beans into the garlic mixture; cook and stir until the beans are hot, 5 to 10 minutes. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over the mixture just before serving.
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May 06, 2013

This is a staple in our house. I add a little dry chicken base and unsalted butter to the oil and garlic. Adjust your salt. Make sure you squeeze all the water out of your escarole (very important).I'm a garlic freak so I use a lot more. If you like hot peppers try roasting some Hungarian hots and put on top of greens. Serve with crusty bread.

 
May 30, 2013

Liked this very much. Didn't have escarole so I used Kale and cooked longer. Added a little "Better than boillion" non chicken flavor for a little extra taste.

 
Apr 27, 2013

I found this just ok. I like all the ingredients and there wasn't anything wrong with it, just didn't thrill me. I added a little white wine for extra flavour. I think I will use the leftovers in chicken broth and small pasta for a quick soup.

 
Aug 21, 2014

Topped with roasted Hungarian pepper and ate the whole thing with a loaf of crusty Italian bread and bottle of wine-excellent!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 135 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 13.5 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 7.6 g
  • 12%
  • Fiber
  • 7.4 g
  • 30%
  • Protein
  • 4.5 g
  • 9%
  • Sodium
  • 738 mg
  • 30%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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