White Beans on a Bed of Greens

White Beans on a Bed of GreensPrep Time: 10 Min
Cook Time: None 
Ready In: 10 Min 


Servings: 2

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup BPA-free canned beans
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 clove garlic, pressed
  • 1 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Pinch sea salt
  • Dash red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 2 cups fresh greens (spinach, arugula or mesclun greens)

Directions:

In a medium bowl, mix the beans with the lemon juice, parsley, garlic, oil, salt and pepper flakes. Place the greens on a plate and top with the white bean mixture.

Tip: A citrus squeezer will make it easy to extract the lemon juice.

Recipe courtesy of Kathie Swift, an author, educator and integrative clinical nutritionist. She is coauthor of The Inside Tract: Your Good Gut Guide to Health, and her new book, The Swift Diet, will be released in fall 2014. Find more nutrition information and recipes at www.kathieswift.com.

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