Italian Baked Beans

Prep time

10 Min(s)

Total time

45 Min(s)


4 servings


2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup yellow onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
Bunch lacinato kale, stems removed and chopped
1 (15.5 ounce) can Michigan Cannellini Beans, drained and rinsed
1 (15.5 ounce) can Michigan Pinto Beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper
24-ounce jar marinara sauce
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
4 ounces burrata cheese, torn
Fresh torn basil for serving

Cooking Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a medium skillet. Add onion and cook over medium heat until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add garlic and cook for another minute. Lower the heat and add in red pepper flakes, salt, pepper, and kale; continue to cook 2-3 minutes.
  2. Remove the pan from heat and stir in beans, marinara, and parmesan. Top with torn burrata.
  3. Serve with crusty bread or as a side dish to your favorite protein!

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