Beans and Greens

Beans and Greens
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Cook 16 m



  1. 1 of 4 Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook according to package directions, about 10 minutes. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup of the pasta water.
  2. 2 of 4 Meanwhile, cook bacon in a large lidded skillet over medium-high heat for 8 to 9 minutes until crispy. Remove with a slotted spoon and reserve 3 tbsp of the drippings in the pan.
  3. 3 of 4 Set drippings over medium heat and add garlic. Cook 1 minute. Add escarole and cook, stirring occasionally, partially covered, for 5 minutes. Uncover and stir in beans, bacon, salt and pepper. Heat through, adding reserved pasta water if dry.
  4. 4 of 4 Place pasta on a platter and add escarole mixture. Top with Parmesan.
Nutrition Information for Beans and Greens
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 13 g Fat, total, 410 kcal cal., 15 g fiber, 64 g carb., 4 g sat. fat, 18 mg chol., 506 mg sodium, 18 g pro.