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Spicy Flat Italian Beans

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Last week, at the farmers market, I came across some flat green beans. I had never seen green beans like these before and was intrigued. I spoke to the farmer who explained that you cook them like green beans only they take less time. He said it took a mere 5 to 10 minutes to cook them up instead of the usual 30 to 45 minutes it takes to cook traditional green beans. I knew I had to try them. I love green beans, but sometimes I want something that I can cook up quicker, especially with my busy summer schedule. Now, I don’t know about you, but often I don’t make it into the kitchen in the summer before 9 or 10pm, so quick, nutritious and delicious goes a long way in my book – and that’s just what these beans were!

Here is my recipe.

  • 4 Tablespoons real butter
  • 1 Tablespoon bacon grease
  • Cayenne pepper flakes
  • Garlic powder
  • Season salt (I make my own, but you can use whatever brand you prefer)

 

Melt the bacon grease and butter in the skillet. Sprinkle a generous amount of garlic powder in the bottom of the skillet. I used approximately 2 Tablespoons.

Sprinkle 1/2 Tablespoon of the cayenne pepper flakes and 1/2 Tablespoon of the seasoning salt in the skillet.

Mix the grease, butter and seasonings together.

Place the beans in the skillet. I left mine whole, but you can cut them up if you prefer.

I cooked mine, turning them continually, for approximately 10 minutes on medium high heat. They were still slightly crunchy. If you prefer a softer bean, cook them 5 minutes longer.

That’s all there was to it. Simple and easy! Try these today if you can find them – and if not, locate some seeds and grow your own!

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