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Beans, Greens and Ham

Great one pan meal and quick to throw together.


  • 1 - 1 1/2 c. ham pieces from bone
  • 15 oz. can cannelloni beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 4 c. kale stems removed and cut in large pieces
  • 1/2 large onion cut into slivers
  • 3/4 c. chicken stock
  • 3-4 roma tomatoes quartered
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet; when hot add in the onion and garlic and saute until the onion is translucent being careful not to brown the garlic too much. Add in the ham pieces and the kale and saute for 2-3 minutes then dd the chicken stock and the tomatoes. Stir to combine. Season with the crushed red pepper, salt and black pepper to taste. Cook for about 7-10 minutes until the kale has wilted somewhat and is tender.

Recipe Notes

This is a great one pan meal.