Beans Florentine

Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 30 minutes

Serves:4-6

Ingredients

  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3-15 ounce cans white beans
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce (optional)
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped
  • freshly ground pepper to taste

Directions

Place the onion, celery, carrot, and garlic in a large pot with the water. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add the beans, broth, soy sauce, basil, oregano, and pepper. Cook over low heat for 20 minutes. Add the spinach and cook for 3 minutes longer. Serve over grains, potatoes, toast, or English muffins.