Cooking with the Basil Leaf: Beans and Greens

Published 06/02 2014 11:54AM

Updated 06/02 2014 12:01PM

Greens and Beans


  • 1/2 cup of olive oil
  • 1/8 cup chopped garlic
  • 1 pinch red pepper
  • 2 small cans of cannellini beans 
  • 1 head escarole - cooked and chopped
  • 1 cup romano cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 quart chicken stock


In a sauce pan heat oil, garlic, and red pepper. But don't brown the garlic. Add beans, greens, and chicken stock and seasoning. Simmer 5-10 minutes add cheese to thicken the broth. Serve and Enjoy!

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