White Beans With Spinach Puree

Recipe: White Beans With Spinach Puree


  • 1 lb small white beans — soaked overnight
  • 1 box frozen chopped spinach — thawed
  • 4 cloves garlic — minced
  • 1 c soft bread crumbs
  • 1 bay leaf
  • dried oregano dried thyme salt and white pepper — to taste


  1. Rinse and drain beans. Cook with bay leaf until tender (1-2 hours). Partially drain, leaving beans in about 1/2 c of their liquid; reserve drained liquid in case more moisture is needed.
  2. Combine bread crumbs and garlic in a bowl (these may be minced together in food processor if making bread crumbs). Heat spinach and add salt, white pepper, oregano and thyme to taste; puree spinach mixture.
  3. Combine beans, bread crumbs and as much spinach puree as needed to bind ingredients together. Serve slightly warm.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: Breakfast

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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