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Lunchtime Recipes

White Beans with Bacon & Garlicky Greens


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

White Beans with Bacon & Garlicky Greens


  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.

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




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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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