Butter Beans with Lemon-Garlic Collards - 2 Guiding Stars
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If collards aren’t available, try the freshest available dark greens. For a tender and amazingly flavorful variation, try using mixed baby greens. Lima beans make a decent substitution for the butter beans if you can’t find butter beans at your local grocer.


  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. garlic, minced
  • 1 large head collard greens, washed and sliced
  • 1ΒΌ cups butter beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice


  1. Heat oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant.
  3. Stir in collards, cover and cook over low heat 5 minutes.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and heat through. Serve hot.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 185; Total Fat 5g (6% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 0.5g (3% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 460mg (20% DV); Total Carbohydrate 31g (11% DV); Dietary Fiber 11g (39% DV); Total Sugars 2g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 10g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 25% DV; Iron 15% DV; Potassium 6% DV; Vitamin K 420% DV; Vitamin C 50% DV; Folate 35% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/butter-beans-with-lemon-garlic-collards/
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