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Rosh Hashanah Beans n’ Greens

June 11, 2021
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A Rosh Hashanah meal shared with family and friends is one of the first acts of the New Year, and it’s as positive and life affirming an act one can perform. After all, nothing says ‘We’re here, we made it through another year, L’Chaim!’ like a festive meal shared and savored with loved ones.

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Yield: 6-8 servings


  • Step 1

    Heat oil in a large skillet over med-high heat. Add chopped leeks and garlic and sauté until the leeks are golden around edges (about 2-3 minutes). Fold in spinach leaves. Pour in vegetable stock and stir until spinach wilts.

  • Step 2

    Add black eyed peas to the mixture, season with salt and pepper. Cook until beans are heated through and most of liquid is dissolved.