Greens and Beans | Sip + Spice

Classic Italian Greens and Beans

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 - 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes depending on how much spice you like!
  • 1 can cannellini beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 large bunch greens torn
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese plus more for serving


  1. In a large saute pan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add crushed garlic and red pepper flakes, cook for 3 minutes until garlic browns a bit.

  2. Toss in the beans and green and stir to coat in oil. Let cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add in the broth, salt and pepper and let cook down for 10 minutes.

  3. Toss in Parmesan cheese and stir. Serve, and top with more Parm, if desired!