Beans and Greens of Provence

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 50 mins

This recipe was in the newspaper and came from a restaurant here in Atlanta. It is so very tasty. It is a really hearty vegetarian dish that everyone will love.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large Dutch oven over medium heat.
  2. Add onions and cook until soft.
  3. Add garlic and cook stirring constantly, until garlic just begins to brown.
  4. Add the stock, tomatoes, red pepper flakes, salt& pepper, herbs de provence, and great northern and black beans.
  5. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low and simmer 30-45 minutes.
  6. Add greens and cook until tender, another 15-20 minutes.
  7. Serve over brown rice and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  8. I like it with black beans because I don't really like kidney beans, but if you like kidney beans that is what the original recipe called for.


Most Helpful

My partner and I enjoyed this hearty dish very much!! Like another reviewer, this was my first time with kale too. It's a very tough green, but cooked down quite well in the 15 minutes recommended. Served this with some whole grain bread and an apple/pear salad for dessert. Make you wanna lick you elbows :-)

Chef-Boy-I-Be Illinois December 27, 2007

This is a really, really great recipe. It was my first try at Kale, and quite a success. I didn't have any rice, so I use Orzo pasta instead. Yum. Thank you!

Momof2pugz April 24, 2007

This is fantastic!! We love it!! (And that includes my three-year-old! 8)) I used kale, black beans, and 1/4 t red pepper flakes. I would serve this to vegetarian guests. Wouldn't change a thing. Thanks so much Babs! This will become a staple in our house! Always excited to find hearty, healthy vegetarian dishes!

LA28 August 28, 2006

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