Category Archives: Beans

Chinese Long Beans with Cracked Black Pepper

1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 small onion, thinly sliced 1 pound Chinese long beans or green beans, cut into 3-inch lengths 1/2 red bell pepper, peeled with a vegetable peeler and cut into 1/3-inch dice 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/4 cup … Continue reading

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Farmers Summer Supper

I need to cook fast and furious if I am going to eat in the summer. There really is no recipe I just kind of scout the farm and see what’s ready. Sooo, keeping that in mind, I made this … Continue reading

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Black Bean Soup

It’s such a joy when our black bean crop returns each fall.  Never had freshly harvested black beans?  You are in for a treat as they taste so much better than canned.  Now … do not be intimidated by making … Continue reading

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Broccoli Rabe and Bean Soup

Broccoli Rabe (or Rapini) is a favorite for quick saute with garlic and served up as a side, or sometimes added to a pasta dish with sausage.  But it also makes a great soup! Ingredients: 1-2 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 … Continue reading

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Grilled Eggplant and Bean Hummus

This tasty appetizer was inspired by some left over grilled eggplant. Ingredients: 1 pound of eggplant, cut into 1/2 inch thick slices 1 can of any white bean – try cannelini or garbanzo – drain and rinse handful of parsley salt and … Continue reading

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Spring Spinach Enchilada Pot-Pie

Early spring spinach is a wonderful seasonal treat!  It is readily available year round in your freezer, but it tastes so much better when it’s fresh picked. Ingredients Corn tortillas – 8 2 cups of cooked pinto beans – or … Continue reading

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Carrot Top Tabouleh

This recipe was created by our own Chef Heather.  Enjoy! Ingredients 2-3 large carrots – well scrubbed & rough chopped 4 cups of carrot tops – well soaked to clean, very rough chopped, discard thick stems 1/4 to 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato and Black Bean Salad

Ingredients: 2 medium Sweet Potatoes (about 1 pound) – peel, 1/2 inch dice (or try using a firm winter squash – such as Kabocha, or butternut) Crushed Red Pepper – 1/4 teaspoon (optional) 4 Tablespoons Olive Oil Salt and Pepper to … Continue reading

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