Tag Archives: green beans

Pasta with Green Vegetable Sauce

29 August

Ingredients: 1 pound dried pasta of choice For the sauce: 2 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 leek, cleaned and thinly sliced 2 carrots, diced ½ teaspoon maple syrup, or sweetener of choice (optional) 1 summer squash, diced ¼ cup green beans 1 cup frozen peas 1 large handful parsley, chopped 2 ripe tomatoes, […]

Farmers Market Soup with Pasta and Pesto

11 August

Ingredients: The Soup: 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 leeks, white parts only, plus an inch of the green, chopped and rinsed pinch of saffron threads (optional) 3 medium to large carrots, diced 3 potatoes, chopped 3 zucchini or other summer squash, sliced into ½-inch rounds or chunks ¾ cup green beans, tipped and tailed and […]

Green Beans and Snow Peas with Hazelnuts and Orange

28 July

Ingredients: 1 pound green beans, trimmed ½ pound snow peas, trimmed ½ cup un-skinned hazelnuts 1 orange ¼ cup coarsely chopped chives 1 clove garlic, crushed 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons hazelnut oil or other nut oil coarse sea salt and freshly ground pepper Directions: 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Bring plenty […]

Beet and Bean Salad with Garlic-Dill Dressing

21 July

Ingredients: Salad: 4 beets, cooked until tender, peeled and cut into ½-inch cubes 1 pound green beans, cooked until tender, and cut into 1-inch pieces 1½ cups cooked white beans 1 small red onion, diced 2 tablespoons capers Dressing: ¼ cup fresh dill 2 cloves garlic 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1/3 cup olive oil […]

Green Beans with Toasted Coriander Vinaigrette

14 July

Ingredients: 1 pound green beans, trimmed ice water as needed 1 teaspoon ground coriander ¼ cup lemon juice 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 shallots, minced ¾ cup olive oil 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste Directions: 1. Bring a saucepan three-fourths full of salted water to a […]

Curried Green Beans with Golden Onions and Cashews

07 July

Ingredients: 1 large onion, cut lengthwise into ¼-inch wedges 6 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons curry powder 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon mustard seeds ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper ½ cup coarsely chopped roasted cashews 1 pound green beans, stems trimmed ½ cup water Directions: 1. Cook […]

Golden Beet and Green Bean Salad

30 June

Ingredients: Walnut Vinaigrette: 1/3 cup walnut oil 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper Salad: 6 small golden beets (or your choice (about 1 pound) 8 ounces green beans, trimmed 1/2 cup walnut halves, toasted 8 cups mixed greens of choice (lettuce, chard, dandelion, kale…) […]

Green Beans with Mustard Seeds and Toasted Coconut

30 June

Ingredients: 1/2 pound green beans, trimmed 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons unsweetened coconut flakes 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds Directions: 1. Cook beans in a 3-quart saucepan of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 3 minutes, then drain. Rinse under cold water to stop the cooking and drain well. 2. Heat 1/2 teaspoon oil in […]

Gingered Green Beans

22 June

Ingredients: 1/2 cup hijiki (seaweed) – optional 1 tablespoon shoyu (soy sauce) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup onion, halved and sliced 1 tablespoon finely chopped ginger pinch of sea salt 2 cups fresh green beans Juice from 2 tablespoons grated ginger Directions: 1. If using – place the hijiki in a small bowl and […]

Three-Color Potato Salad

22 June

Ingredients: 1½ pounds potatoes, scrubbed Sea salt About 4 cups water About 8 ounces fresh green beans, trimmed, blanched and cut into 1-inch lengths 2 large ripe tomatoes, cored and cut into 1/2-inch dice 1 small red onion, halved and very thinly sliced 1/2 cup pitted Kalamata olives, halved 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley 1/2 […]