SPINACH & WHITE BEAN GRATIN WITH BACON

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Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

A great recipe from cinnamonspiceandeverythingnice.com (their photo). This dish combines spinach, cannellini beans, bacon, Parmesan cheese, and much more. A very satisfying meal in one easy-to-make dish.

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Serves:
4-6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 small
    yellow onion, diced
  • 1/3 c
    jarred roasted red peppers, diced
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • ·
    coarse salt and fresh black pepper
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 can(s)
    (14 oz.ea.) cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 c
    baby spinach, stems removed
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh chopped basil or rosemary
  • 1 c
    grated parmesan cheese, divided, plus more for serving
  • 3 slice
    bacon, cooked crispy and crumbled

How to Make SPINACH & WHITE BEAN GRATIN WITH BACON

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-low heat. Add onion, red pepper and garlic, season with salt and pepper. Cook about 5 minutes until onion is tender, stirring frequently.
  2. Add the broth, all the beans except 1/2 cup and the spinach. Bring to a boil and simmer for about 5 minutes until the spinach is wilted. Mash the 1/2 cup beans with a fork and mix them into the skillet.
  3. Remove from heat, stir in the basil and 1/2 cup of the Parmesan cheese.
  4. Transfer to a greased 8x8-inch casserole dish and sprinkle the remaining Parmesan over the top. Bake in a preheated 400-degree oven for 20 minutes. Sprinkle the bacon over the top and serve with more Parmesan if desired.

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About SPINACH & WHITE BEAN GRATIN WITH BACON

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes, Pork
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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