Mediterranean White Beans with Olives and Fresh Tarragon Recipe

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Submitted by lucid_wings

Makes 6 servings



Like taking a trip to the French Mediterranean seaside! Serve over farfalle pasta.

Recipe Ingredients for Mediterranean White Beans with Olives and Fresh Tarragon

1 tbs. olive oil
1 onion, chopped
5 cloves garlic, sliced
1 oz. sun dried tomatoes
30 oz. cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup water
1 bouillon cube
1/2 cup roasted red peppers, chopped
4 cups fresh baby spinach
1/4 cup kalamata olives, sliced
2 Tbs.fresh tarragon, chopped
2 tbs. fresh lemon juice
1 fresh ground black pepper to taste
3 oz. chevre goat cheese

Recipe Directions for Mediterranean White Beans with Olives and Fresh Tarragon

  1. In a large non stick skillet over medium heat, saute onion and garlic in the olive oil until they start to soften.

  2. Drain and rinse the cannellini beans, add to skillet along with the sun dried tomatoes, water, and bouillon cube. (I use a vegetarian chicken style) Bring to a low simmer, cook 2-3 minutes until bouillon cube is dissolved.

  3. Add roasted red peppers, and kalamata olives, stir to combine, then add the spinach. Stir and then cover, allow spinach to steam for about 2 minutes until wilted.

  4. Add the tarragon and lemon juice, stir to combine, continue simmering until liquid has reduced some, approximately 1-2 minutes. Add fresh ground black pepper and salt or Bragg liquid aminos to taste.

  5. Serve over farfalle pasta with goat cheese crumbled on top.

Categories

Beans, Main Dish, Saute, Simmer, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 270.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
235
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.2g
11%
Saturated Fat
2.5g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
639mg
27%
Potassium
776mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
29.3g
10%
Dietary Fiber
8.5g
34%
Sugars
3.1g
Protein
12.7g
Vitamin A 54% Vitamin C 62%
Calcium 15% Iron 17%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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