Turnip Greens and White Bean Saute

Turnip Greens and White Beans

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 large leeks (or 1 cup ramps), sliced
  • 1 large bunch turnip greens*, cleaned and sliced
  • 1/2 cup stock (chicken, beef or vegetable)
  • 15 ounces (1 can) garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • 15 ounces (1 can) navy beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese, or more to taste

*Any hearty greens will taste great in this dish, such as collards, kale, spinach or beet greens.

  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add leeks and sauté until just beginning to brown and soften.
  3. Stir in greens and stock.
  4. Stir occasionally over medium heat for 5 to 7 minutes.
  5. When greens have softened, stir in the beans and pepper flakes and heat until warmed through.
  6. Spoon into a serving dish and top with parmesan cheese.

Serves 4-6
Nutrition: Turnip greens or any greens are packed with fiber, vitamins and minerals.