Use Your Beans and Greens


Use Your Beans and Greens


Delicate baby spinach and hearty cannellini beans make for a tasty marriage of flavors that are good for you, too. So Use Your Beans and Greens and enjoy this recipe as a super diabetic side dish.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (15-1/2-ounce) cannellini beans (white kidney beans) with liquid
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

What to Do

  1. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Cook onion until tender.

  2. Add beans and water. Bring to a boil, stir in spinach, and cook just until spinach wilts. Sprinkle with lemon juice and serve immediately.


Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 7

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 84
  • Calories from Fat 2.3
  • Total Fat 0.3g 0 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.1g 0 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 5.2g 10 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 0.0mg 0 %
  • Sodium 15mg 1 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 16g 5 %
  • Dietary Fiber 3.7g 15 %
  • Sugars 1.3g 0 %

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