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Quick White Bean Stew with Swiss Chard and Tomatoes Recipe

Looking for an easy Quick White Bean Stew with Swiss Chard and Tomatoes recipe? Learn how to make Quick White Bean Stew with Swiss Chard and Tomatoes using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jcontacessi

Makes 4 servings



From Food & Wine Low in fat but high in protein, beans are one of Joe Bastianich's favorite ingredients. He uses white beans here, but he also loves making this recipe with chickpeas and flat gigante beans: "The bigger and creamier the beans, the better."

Recipe Ingredients for Quick White Bean Stew with Swiss Chard and Tomatoes

2 pounds Swiss chard, large stems discarded and leaves cut crosswise into 2-inch strips
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 cup canned tomatoes, chopped
16 ounces cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
1 Salt

Recipe Directions for Quick White Bean Stew with Swiss Chard and Tomatoes

  1. Bring a saucepan of water to a boil. Add the chard and simmer over moderate heat until tender, 8 minutes. Drain the greens and gently press out excess water.

  2. In the saucepan, heat the oil. Add the garlic and crushed red pepper and cook over moderate heat until the garlic is golden, 1 minute. Add the tomatoes and bring to a boil. Add the beans and simmer over moderately high heat for 3 minutes. Add the chard and simmer over moderate heat until the flavors meld, 5 minutes. Season the stew with salt and serve.

Categories

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 393.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
551
Calories from Fat
135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.0g
23%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
552mg
23%
Potassium
2554mg
73%
Total Carbohydrates
78.8g
26%
Dietary Fiber
32.4g
130%
Sugars
6.0g
Protein
31.3g
Vitamin A 285% Vitamin C 131%
Calcium 29% Iron 76%
* 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
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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