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Spicy Beans and Greens

Prep time 6 mins
Cook time 17 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
Multiple spices and chili powder give these fresh greens and beans a punch of flavor. Plus, they're the perfect quick and easy side for any meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 (16-ounce) package fresh turnip greens
  • 2 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 3/4 teaspoon hot chili powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 (16-ounce) cans pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 228
  • caloriesfromfat 25 %
  • fat 6.3 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 1.9 g
  • polyfat 2.4 g
  • protein 12.7 g
  • carbohydrate 33.8 g
  • fiber 11.9 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 4.7 mg
  • sodium 760 mg
  • calcium 304 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine greens and 1/2 cup broth in a large microwave-safe bowl; cover with plastic wrap, and vent. Microwave at HIGH 8 to 10 minutes or until tender; drain well.

  2. Combine cumin, coriander, and chili powder in a large nonstick skillet; place over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes or until fragrant. Add remaining broth, oregano, onion, and garlic; bring to a simmer and cook 5 minutes. Stir in beans; cook 2 minutes. Stir in greens. Spoon onto plates; top each serving with 1 tablespoon pine nuts. Serve immediately.

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