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Lunchtime Recipes

White Beans with Bacon & Garlicky Greens

Summary

All you'll need to season this quick and delicious spinach and white bean side dish is bacon, a bit of garlic and freshly ground black pepper.

What You Need

  • 4 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 large clove garlic, chopped
  • 3 cups tightly packed baby spinach leaves
  • 1 can (15 oz.) cannellini beans, rinsed
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Cook bacon in large skillet on medium heat until almost crisp, stirring frequently. Remove from skillet, reserving 1 Tbsp. drippings in skillet. Drain bacon on paper towels.
  2. Add garlic to drippings; cook and stir 1 min. or until garlic is lightly browned. Stir in spinach, beans and bacon; cook 2 min. or just until spinach is wilted and mixture is heated through, stirring occasionally.
  3. Season generously with pepper.
Variation

Substitute chopped fresh Swiss chard for the spinach.

Cooking time (duration)

Prep Time: 15 min.

Number of servings (yield)

4 servings, 1/2 cup each

Category

Lunchtime

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Nutritional Information

Per Serving: 180 calories, 7g total fat, 2g saturated fat, 10mg cholesterol, 280mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate, 8g dietary fiber, 0g sugars, 10g protein, 40%DV vitamin A, 6%DV vitamin C, 8%DV calcium, 15%DV iron.

Nutrition Bonus: This flavorful bean side dish is both rich in vitamin A from the spinach and a good source of iron from the beans.

Food Facts: Also known as white kidney beans, cannellini beans are a great addition to both hot dishes and cold salads.

Ratings & Reviews

1 review

Perfect side-dish to bring to a block BBQ.
Bobbi P. – 09/01/2014 –

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