Crunchy green beans taste wonderful in a rich, nutty coating of walnuts and lots of garlic and ginger. Serve with your favorite Asian noodle or rice dishes. more→
Here’s a simple Greek-inspired stew bursting with summer flavors — tomatoes and zucchini in a mellow base of potatoes. A fresh, crusty bread is a must with this. To round out the meal, serve a big green salad with some chickpeas tossed in, and a good wine. For a company meal, add Olive Bar Medley with Tofu “Feta” as an appetizer. more→
Here’s an easy dish to highlight super-nutritious quinoa. With a flavorful sauté of onion, cabbage, and green beans, this needs very little in the way of seasoning. Serve with a simple bean dish and a colorful salad for a simple meal. Photos by Hannah Kaminsky. more→
Perfect green beans seem to be available only for a month or two in the summer. This dish is a nice way to highlight them during that brief window. However, I’m so fond of them, that I use frozen green beans so I can make this easy soba noodle dish regularly. I highly recommend using organic whole baby green beans.
Steamed fresh veggies offer a nice change of pace from stir-fries. What makes this dish great is a rich and delectable peanut sauce.
This nippy preparation of green beans is adapted from a traditional recipe from the Southwestern U.S. Use the most tender fresh green beans for best results. more→
The simple vegetable duo of green beans and carrots makes a flavorful, colorful side dish for summer meals. The hint of Asian flavors — soy sauce and sesame (oil and seeds) makes it special. more→
Filling and hearty, the lemony flavor and the young green beans give this bulgur dish a touch of spring. more→