dinner Recipes Snack

Pesto Bean and Spinach Side

This side is easy to make in small batches—party of one! Or make it for the whole family.

Making delicious food does not mean you have to spend a long time in the kitchen. This simple side dish is the perfect example.

Yields: 1 serving

Pesto Bean & Spinach Side Ingredients

  • 1 can great northern beans
  • 1 Tbsp pesto
  • 2 large handfuls raw spinach
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Sprinkle of Nutritional Yeast (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp. water


  1. In a small pot heat beans and pesto until cooked (approximately 3-5 min).
  2. In a sauté pan combine raw spinach, 1/3 cup pesto bean mixture, water, and spices.
  3. Cook on medium-low heat for 1 minute or just until the leaves start to wilt.
  4. Remove from heat. Serve.

pesto bean and spinach side by born fitness

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