White Beans and Cavolo Nero

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Directions In a medium Dutch oven, combine the white beans, sage, garlic, 2 tablespoons olive oil and 6 cups water (bottled preferred). Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce the...

  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
  • Cooking time: 1 Hour 45 Min
  • Rating: 5/5
  • Publisher: Foodnetwork.com


  • 2 cups dried white beans, such as cannellini
  • 1 sprig fresh sage
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small bunch Tuscan kale (cavolo nero), chopped
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan

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