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Enjoy eating your greens with this quick and easy recipe for lima beans and spinach.

 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen lima beans
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup fennel bulb, rinsed and cut into 4-inch strips
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth, low sodium
  • 10 ounces fresh spinach, washed
  • 1 tablespoon distilled vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chives

 

Directions

  1. In a saucepan cook lima beans 10 minutes. Drain.
  2. Heat a sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add oil. When hot add onions and fennel. Sauté 3 minutes.
  3. Add beans and chicken broth to sauté pan. Cook 2 minutes.
  4. Stir in spinach. Cover and cook until spinach is wilted, about 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in vinegar and pepper. Recover for 30 seconds.
  6. Sprinkle with chives and serve.

 

Serves 4

 

Nutrition Facts  
Serving Size: 1  
Servings per Recipe: 4  
   
Amounts per Serving  
Calories: 170  
  % Daily Value *
Total Fat: 4 g 6%
Saturated Fat: 1 g 3%
Cholesterol: 0 g 0%
Sodium: 135 mg 6%
Carbohydrate: 27 g 9%
Dietary Fiber: 6 g 26%
Protein: 9 g  
   
Potassium 26%
Calcium 11%
Iron 22%

*The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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