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Pasta with Green Vegetable Sauce

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, [...]

By | 2016-08-30T13:26:44+00:00 August 29th, 2016|Recipes|Comments Off on Pasta with Green Vegetable Sauce

Farmers Market Soup with Pasta and Pesto

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 [...]

By | 2015-08-11T14:00:28+00:00 August 11th, 2015|Recipes|Comments Off on Farmers Market Soup with Pasta and Pesto

Green Beans and Snow Peas with Hazelnuts and Orange

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 [...]

By | 2015-07-28T14:14:16+00:00 July 28th, 2015|Recipes|Comments Off on Green Beans and Snow Peas with Hazelnuts and Orange

Beet and Bean Salad with Garlic-Dill Dressing

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 [...]

By | 2015-07-21T13:38:29+00:00 July 21st, 2015|Recipes|Comments Off on Beet and Bean Salad with Garlic-Dill Dressing

Green Beans with Toasted Coriander Vinaigrette

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 [...]

By | 2015-07-14T13:52:00+00:00 July 14th, 2015|Recipes|Comments Off on Green Beans with Toasted Coriander Vinaigrette

Curried Green Beans with Golden Onions and Cashews

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 [...]

By | 2015-07-07T10:48:12+00:00 July 7th, 2015|Recipes|Comments Off on Curried Green Beans with Golden Onions and Cashews

Golden Beet and Green Bean Salad

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…) [...]

By | 2015-09-15T13:12:53+00:00 June 30th, 2015|Recipes|Comments Off on Golden Beet and Green Bean Salad

Green Beans with Mustard Seeds and Toasted Coconut

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 [...]

By | 2015-06-30T14:39:44+00:00 June 30th, 2015|Recipes|Comments Off on Green Beans with Mustard Seeds and Toasted Coconut

Gingered Green Beans

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 [...]

By | 2015-06-22T12:53:31+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Recipes|Comments Off on Gingered Green Beans

Three-Color Potato Salad

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 [...]

By | 2015-06-22T12:52:57+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Recipes|Comments Off on Three-Color Potato Salad