Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Italian Greens and Beans

Use any dark leafy greens and whatever beans you have on hand.
The nutrition of this combination is perfect!  Addition of cheese/ dairy helps to absorb the nutrients.
2 tablespoon olive oil
4 cloves garlic, sliced thin
veggie or chicken broth
white cannellini beans, chick peas, or other beans
pinch of red pepper flakes
1 anchovy fillet (optional)
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano
1 head escarole, or curly endive
salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

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