Spiced rice with leeks and red kidney beans

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1 c brown basmati rice 1 onion, peeled and sliced ½ t cumin seeds ¼ t turmeric 1 cinnamon stick 3 cloves 1 ½ lb leeks 1 3/4 c cooked red kidney beans salt and freshly ground pepper Wash the rice in a strainer under cold water until the water runs clear, then put the […]

Fusilli with kidney beans

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1 lb fusilli (short twists) dash of olive oil 2 cans (14 oz) chopped tomatoes 1 onion; sliced 1 T dried parsley dash of chili powder (or to taste) salt and freshly ground black pepper 2T tomato paste 2/3 c. dry red wine 2 c. cooked red kidney beans Bring a large saucepan of water […]

Green beans with pecans and maple vinaigrette

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3/4 c. pecans kosher salt and black pepper 2 lbs. green beans, trimmed 1/4 c. olive oil 2 T red wine vinegar 2 T Dijon mustard 1 T pure maple syrup Heat oven or toaster oven to 400º F. Spread the pecans on a rimmed baking sheet and bake, tossing once, until toasted, 6 to […]

Fresh shelling bean and corn ragout

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2 T. olive oil 2 cloves garlic 1 c. shelling beans 1 c. fresh corn 2 T. dried currants 1 ½ c. chicken broth ¼ c. diced fresh tomato 2 T. chopped fresh oregano 1 T. fresh lemon zest salt and pepper to taste Gremolata to garnish: fresh minced parsley with raw garlic and lemon […]

Fresh shelling bean salad

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To make a gorgeous summer salad with shelling beans, simply tear open the pods of the beans and pluck out the beans. A pound of beans will give you enough for about 4 people. Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil and drop the beans in. Let them simmer for about 20 […]