Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Yield: 2-3 servings


  • 1 can black beans (or pinto, red, kidney)
  • 1 bunch collard greens (or kale, spinach)
  • your favorite toppings, such as salsa, avocado or guacamole and sour cream.


  1. In a medium saucepan, heat drained beans. Add your favorite seasonings, if desired.
  2. Fill a separate medium saucepan with 1-2 inches of water and bring to a boil.
  3. Wash and chop greens (you can use the stems, too) and add to boiling water.
  4. Cook for 2-3 minutes until greens are bright green and tender. Drain off water.
  5. On a plate, arrange a portion of the greens, top with a portion of the beans and finish with toppings of your choice.

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