Cannellini beans are full of fiber and protein. Collards, rich in vitamins A and K and calcium, are in the cancer-fighting cruciferous family. Parmesan rind -- don't toss it! -- lends an incredibly rich flavor. (No bacon required.) Use leftovers to make a Collard Greens and White Beans Quesadilla.

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Directions

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  • Cover beans with 3 inches of water in a medium pot. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat and cover for 1 hour. Drain.

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  • Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Saute onion, garlic, and red pepper flakes until tender, about 4 minutes. Add collard greens in batches, stirring until wilted. Add beans, Parmesan rind, and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until beans and greens are tender, about 1 hour 20 minutes. Season with salt and vinegar.

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