Recipe of the Month: Easy Beans and Greens

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Yield: 2-3 servings

1 can black beans (or pinto, red, kidney—your choice)
1 bunch collard greens (or kale, spinach—your choice)
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.