Escarole & Beans Recipe

Looking for an easy Escarole & beans recipe? Learn how to make Escarole & beans using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by billpsl

Makes 4 servings



sauted escorale and great northern beans

Recipe Ingredients for Escarole & beans

2 cups escarole, chopped
1 cup great northern beans
1 tbsp olive oil
3 clove garlic, chopped
1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper

Recipe Directions for Escarole & beans

  1. Par-boil escarole in large pot of boiling water. remove from water and place in large bowl of ice water to quickly cool and stop escarole from cooking further.

  2. Once cool remove from water and drain well.

  3. In large pan saute garlic in olive oil until slightly brown ( blonde), add crushed red pepper to oil and garlic.

  4. Immediatly add drained escarole to pan. (be very carefull to avoid hot oil splatter)

  5. Add the beans and simmer on medium heat 10 -12 minutes. At this time you can add liquid as needed to

  6. keep from burning or sticking to pan. water is okay but low-sodium chicken broth is preferred.

  7. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  8. This makes an excellent side, but is also great as a main course.

Categories

Main Dish, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 76.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
193
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.9g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
158mg
7%
Potassium
725mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
30.2g
10%
Dietary Fiber
10.1g
40%
Sugars
1.1g
Protein
10.4g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 10% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
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