Pasta, Green Beans and Potatoes with Pesto

This recipe showcases the wonderful flavor of pesto and is so simple to make. Ingredients: Pesto, purchase or make your own following this recipe! Salt to taste ½ pound small potatoes, sliced about 1/4-inch thick ¼ pound tender young green beans, cut into 1-inch lengths 1 pound linguini or spaghetti Directions: Bring 6 quarts water…

Green Beans

Green Beans (also known as String Beans and Snap Beans) are harvested while still young (hence the ‘green’ in their name) thus the bean pods are tender and edible. Green beans can come in a range of hues; from yellow to purple to mottled cream and russet. Storage and Selection: Beans should break crisply when…

Mediterranean Green Beans

I’ve made this recipe twice in the last week, but it’s been eaten up before I can get a picture! It must be a hit. I have also tried it as a marinade for grilling vegetables (zucchini, green beans and eggplant), which has been nice. Ingredients: 1/3 cup chopped pitted kalamata olives 1 large shallot…

Roasted Green Beans with Onions and Walnuts

Ingredients 1 lb green beans, stem ends snapped off 1/2 medium yellow or red onion, cut into 1/2 inch thick wedges 1 Tbsp olive oil Salt and pepper 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon honey 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme 2 medium thin-sliced garlic cloves 1/3 cup toasted chopped walnuts Method Place rack in middle…