Pinto Beans with Collard Greens


This recipe can be a great side dish or enjoyed as a vegetarian main dish.

Pinto Beans with Collard Greens

Prep and Cook Time: Prep and cooking time: 30 minutes


  • 1 medium sized onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1½ lbs collard greens
  • 3 TBS + ½ cup vegetable stock
  • 1 15 oz can of diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 15 oz can pinto beans, drained
  • 2 TBS lemon juice
  • 3 TBS olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Chop onion and garlic and let sit for 5-10 minutes to bring out their hidden health benefits.
  2. Remove stems from greens, rinse and chop. Let sit for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Heat 3 TBS vegetable stock in large sauté pan. When the broth begins to steam, add onions, and Healthy Sauté for 4 minutes.
  4. Add garlic and continue to sauté for another minute.
  5. Mix together 1/2 cup vegetable stock, tomatoes, and pinto beans and let it come to a boil. Add collard greens and simmer for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in olive oil and lemon juice. Serve hot.

Serves 4

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