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Kale and White Bean Stew with Onions, Garlic and Diced Tomatoes

Kale and White Bean Stew 2 tablespoons cooking oil 1/4 pound mild or hot sausages, casings removed 2 onions, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound kale, tough stems removed, leaves washed well and shredded (about 1 1/2 quarts) …

Mini Pepper Nachos with Corn, Black Bean and Avocado

Mini Pepper Nachos with Corn, Black Beans and Avocado 2/3 cup corn (grilled, charred, fresh, thawed or canned) 2/3 cup black beans 2/3 cup pico de gallo or your favorite salsa 1 medium avocado, diced salt and pepper to taste …

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers 2 cups cooked brown rice 3 small tomatoes, chopped 1 cup corn 1 small sweet onion, chopped 3/4 cup cubed Monterey Jack cheese 1/3 cup chopped ripe olives 1/3 cup canned black beans, rinsed and…

Pan Fried Beans and Kale

Pan Fried Beans and Kale 1/2 bunch kale 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 large handfuls of cooked white beans (cannellini are good) 1/4 teaspoon fine grain sea salt 1/3 cup walnuts, lightly toasted 1 clove garlic or…

Pea Shoot and Quinoa Pita Pocket Sandwich

Peas Shoot and Quinoa Pita Pocket Sandwich 2 pita pockets, cut in half 4 handfuls pea shoots, trimmed 1 cup cooked quinoa 1 – 15 ounce can black beans, rinsed 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 2 cloves garlic, minced …

Escarole and White Beans with Crusty Bread

Escarole and White Beans with Crusty Bread 8 oz. can of chicken broth or 1 cup fresh 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil (first cold pressed) more for on top when serving 1-2 large heads escarole Salt, pepper and cayenne pepper to taste …

Pan Seared Salmon with Fava Beans and Green Garlic

Pan Seared Salmon with Fava Beans and Green Garlic 2 pounds whole fava beans 4 (5-ounce) skin-on fillets sockeye salmon Salt and pepper 1/2 cup olive oil 2 cups thinly sliced green garlic, from about 4 stalks cleaned and sliced…

Smothered Beans with Leeks and Collard Greens

Smothered Beans with Leeks and Collard Greens 1 cup dried Great Northern beans 1/4 cup dried pinto beans quart water tablespoons olive oil 2 cups thinly sliced leeks (about 2 large) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried…

Fettuccini with Rainbow Chard and White Beans

Fettuccini with Rainbow Chard and White Beans 12 ounces whole-wheat fettuccine 2 teaspoons olive oil 2   cloves garlic, sliced 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, quartered 1 bunch rainbow or red and green Swiss chard, stems and leaves…

Summer Squash Tacos

Summer Squash Tacos 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1-2 small white spring onions, finely chopped Salt to taste 2 garlic cloves, minced ¾ pound tomatoes, peeled and diced 1 ½ pounds summer squash, cut in small dice (about…

Spinach and Leek White Bean Soup

Spinach and Leek White Bean Soup 2 teaspoons olive oil 4 leeks, bulb only, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 (16 ounce) cans fat-free chicken broth 2 (16 ounce) cans cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 2 bay leaves 2 teaspoons…

Escarole, Beans and Potatoes

Escarole, Beans and Potatoes INGREDIENTS 2 lbs potatoes 1 heads of escarole 5-3 c. water 1-2 garlic cloves, sliced thin 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper 1 (16 oz.) can red or white kidney beans ½ salt 1/4 c. olive oil (optional) DIRECTIONS Peel,…