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The Best Five Bean Salad Recipe

February 12th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 (15 ounce)cangarbanzo beans
  2. 1 (15 ounce)canstring beans
  3. 1 (15 ounce)cankidney beans
  4. 1 (15 ounce)canlima beans
  5. 1 (15 ounce)canwax beans
  6. 1large redbermuda onion
  7. 1cupapple cider vinegar
  8. 1/2cupsugar
  9. 1tablespoonsalt
  10. 1/4cup purevirgin olive oil
  11. 1teaspoonpepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Dump all of the beans into a colander, starting with the kidney beans. Do not rinse.
  2. Chop the Bermuda onion into cubes.
  3. In a large bowl, pour all the beans and the chopped onion together and mix well.
  4. In a sauce pan, mix the apple cider vinegar with the sugar and salt, stir over medium heat. Once the sugar and salt have dissolved, add the olive oil and the pepper.
  5. Stir well and then pour over the beans. Cover and place in the refrigerator, overnight is best. Stir them occasionally to make sure that they are all getting a good dose of the liquid.

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Sweet Green Bean Casserole Recipe

February 9th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 5 (14 1/2 ounce)cansgreen beans, drained
  2. 1lbbacon, cooked and crumbled
  3. 1teaspoongarlic salt
  4. pepper
  5. 1cupbrown sugar
  6. 1/2cupbutter, melted(1 stick)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Add the drained green beans to a large casserole dish.
  3. Sprinkle garlic salt over beans. Pepper to taste.
  4. Top with the cooked, crumbled bacon.
  5. Sprinkle brown sugar over the bacon, and then pour the butter over the top.
  6. Cover with foil and cook 1 hour.
  7. Remove foil 10 minutes before it is done so bacon can get crispy.

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Beef, Bean and Sausage Bake Recipe

February 8th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 1/2lbsboneless beef roast, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
  2. 1 1/2lbsGerman sausages, cut into 1 inch slices
  3. 1tablespooncanola oil
  4. 1lbdried great northern beans
  5. 4cups beanwater(from soaking)
  6. 2 (10 3/4 ounce)cansbeef consomme
  7. 1largeonion, chopped
  8. 2garlic cloves, minced
  9. 1/2teaspoonthyme
  10. 1/2teaspoonmarjoram
  11. 1 (28 ounce)cancrushed tomatoes
  12. 1teaspoonsalt
  13. 1/2teaspoonblack pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Soak beans overnight or by the quick soak method; reserve 4 Cups of the soaking water.
  2. In large skillet, over medium heat, lightly brown sausage in the oil; remove and set aside. In same skillet, lightly brown beef cubes; remove and add to the sausage; set aside.
  3. In largecasserole or Dutch oven, mix all ingredients, except the tomatoes.
  4. Bake, uncovered, for 2 hours and 15 minutes. Add undrained tomatoes; stir to combine and continue to bake an additional 30 minutes.
  5. Adjust salt and pepper to taste, if necessary.

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Tuna and Bean Stew Recipe

January 30th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 (200 g)cantuna
  2. 1mediumonion
  3. 3garlic cloves
  4. 1/2red capsicum
  5. 1mediumzucchini
  6. 1 (400 g)cantomatoes, chopped
  7. 20gpaprika
  8. 1teaspoonpepper
  9. 1teaspoonchili powder
  10. 2bay leaves
  11. 20gparsley
  12. 1 (400 g)cancannellini beans
  13. 1cupwateror fish stock

DIRECTIONS

  1. Finely dice Onion and dice Tomatoes, Capsicum and Zucchini into 1/4 inch cubes. Keep the juice from the Tomatoes.
  2. In a skillet or pot heat oil and add onions. Cook at a medium heat until soft and transparent.
  3. Add the Capsicum cook until soft.
  4. Add the Zucchini, Garlic and spices cook for a minute.
  5. Add the tomatoes cook for another minute.
  6. Add tomato juice and stock, or water. Simmer for about 15 minutes until all the vegetables are soft.
  7. Add Beans and Tuna be careful not to break the Tuna up too much.
  8. Cook for 10 minutes to heat Beans and Tuna.
  9. Serve with Bread.
  10. I sometimes use Lebanese cucumber instead of Zucchini.

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Pinto Bean Pie Recipe

January 28th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1/2cuppinto beans, cooked, drained, mashed
  2. 1/2cupsweetened flaked coconut
  3. 1cupgranulated sugar
  4. 1/2cupbrown sugar, packed
  5. 2eggs, beaten lightly
  6. 1/2cupmargarine(1/2 cup)
  7. 1teaspoonvanilla extract

DIRECTIONS

  1. Mix together and pour into an unbaked 9″ pie shell.
  2. Bake at 350* for 45 minutes.

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