Beans and Greens


This recipe is great for vegetarians or people who just like beans, and it freezes well.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
12 servings


  • 4 (14.5 ounce) cans vegetable broth

  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach

  • 1 (15 ounce) can dark red kidney beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 (15 ounce) can light red kidney beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, with liquid

  • 1 (15 ounce) can great Northern beans, with liquid

  • 1 (15 ounce) can pinto beans, with liquid

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder

  • salt to taste

  • black pepper to taste


  1. Place broth and spinach in a pot over medium heat, and cook 5 minutes, or until spinach is thawed. Mix in dark and light kidney beans, black beans and liquid, great northern beans and liquid, pinto beans and liquid, and oil. Season with garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Cook 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

189 Calories
6g Fat
27g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 189
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 536mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 8g 30%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 93mg 7%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 365mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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