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Simple “Beans and Greens”

Combine two nutritional powerhouses into one dish and you’ve got Beans and Greens! When you take a look at foods rich in antioxidants and fiber, both beans and greens top the lists. I like pressure-cooking both together. You can use pretty much any variety of beans but I find kale and collards hold up best in the pressure cooking process. Lighter greens, like spinach and chard, kind of disintegrate in the pot.

Warning- the finished product is not usually as beautiful as my image here. I used yellow eyed beans and was particularly impressed by how lovely they were.




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5 Responses to “Simple “Beans and Greens””

  1. Jacqueline Michaud says:

    Wow! What a simple nutritious idea! Will definitely try this tomorrow. Been longing for homemade beans for a while now…and I have some beautiful organic Kale. Can’t wait for supper tomorrow night!

  2. Kim Wilson says:

    Hope it works out great!

  3. Great idea, this meal is packed full of energy too! :))

  4. Most people seem to add so much salt in these sort of meals, but this doesn’t look half bad :)

  5. Kim Wilson says:

    Hope you enjoyed it.

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