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Mainly Green Beans: A Quick & Healthy Gluten-Free Saute

Posted by nepeht on January 23, 2009

Mainly Green Bean: A Quick & Healthy Gluten-Free Saute

(For two hungry people — BUT — The more you add; the more people you can serve (see NOTEs below).)    dscn2477

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tablespoons of Butter or Margarine. *
  • 1/8 cup white or yellow Onion Diced.
  • 5 Medium Mushrooms Sliced.
  • 1/3 cup of diced Ham or 1 small can of Vienna Sausages (Gluten-Free)  or 1/4 cup of cooked and drained, diced bacon or sausage.*
  • 1, 15 ounce Can of drained cut Green Beans (or  2 cups of fresh Green Beans).
  • 1/4 medium Tomato Diced.
  • Sprinkle to taste with grated Parmesan Cheese.
  • Sprinkle to taste with Black Pepper, Salt and Garlic (or Garlic Salt).

 Process:

  1. Begin by prepping cut ingredients (slice mushrooms, dice onion, dice tomato).
  2. Heat small to medium Skillet with Butter on Medium.
  3. Add Onions and cook for about 3 minutes.
  4. Add Mushrooms.
  5. Add Meat and cook for about 3 minutes.
  6. Add drained Green Beans and heat and turn for about 6-9 minutes.
  7. Add Tomato.
  8. Sprinkle with parmisian cheese. *
  9. Season with Garlic, Salt, Pepper. *
  10. Serve hot, as is, or over a starch such as rice, pasta or potato. *

Note:

  1. This dish goes really well with many different creative versions of rice, pasta or potatoes.*
  2. This dish can also be livened up with a little soy sauce. *
  3. Try a reduction of Gluten-Free wine or sherry.   To “reduce”, just add about 1 to 2 Tablespoons about 4 minutes prior to completing and let bubble. *
  4. One could also add Slivered Almonds to this dish at the same time the Green Beans are added.

* Be sure to use Gluten-Free Versions of this ingredient.

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