Beans, Greens, and Buttercup Squash

This is a simple, hearty, and healthy recipe straight from the kitchen of the Kripalu Center of Yoga & Health
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This is a simple, hearty, and healthy recipe straight from the kitchen of the Kripalu Center of Yoga & Health.

4
Servings
557
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2  Cups  buttercup squash, peeled and cubed
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • 2  Tablespoons  extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1/2  red onion, sliced
  • 1  Tablespoon  chopped garlic
  • 3  Tablespoons  sliced sun dried tomatoes
  • 6  Cups  chopped kale
  • 1  Cup  cannellini beans, cooked or canned and drained
  • Balsamic vinegar, to finish

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Toss the cubed squash with a pinch of salt and 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Place in a baking pan and roast until it is soft, about 20 to 25 minutes.

In a medium sauté pan, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat. Add onions and garlic, and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes. Add the sun dried tomatoes and sauté 1 minute. Add the kale and sauté for a few more minutes.

Add the cannellini beans, another pinch of salt, and 1/2 cup water, and cover the pan. When the kale is tender and the water is gone, add the roasted squash and stir to combine. Drizzle with a bit more olive oil and a splash of balsamic vinegar.

 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
21g
30%
Sugar
16g
18%
Saturated Fat
12g
50%
Cholesterol
140mg
47%
Carbohydrate, by difference
28g
22%
Protein
62g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
16µg
2%
Vitamin B-12
5µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
35mg
4%
Choline, total
4mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
29µg
7%
Iron, Fe
9mg
50%
Magnesium, Mg
72mg
23%
Niacin
15mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
567mg
81%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
60µg
100%
Sodium, Na
3830mg
100%
Water
347g
13%
Zinc, Zn
12mg
100%

Bean Shopping Tip

Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.

Bean Cooking Tip

Beans are done when they can be easily mashed with a fork – make sure to test a few in case they have not cooked evenly.

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