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This is a delicious, basic way to cook any kind of fresh shell bean or pea. You can add these cooked beans to salads. For another variation, drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice, and sprinkle with crushed red pepper or a few shavings of Parmesan cheese.

Charity Ferreira
Recipe by Cooking Light July 2007

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Credit: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Cindy Barr

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Yield:
8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Sort and wash beans; drain. Combine beans and next 5 ingredients (through bay leaf) in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until tender. Discard thyme sprigs and bay leaf. Stir in salt and pepper.

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Nutrition Facts

105 calories; calories from fat 21%; fat 2.4g; saturated fat 0.4g; mono fat 1.3g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 5.4g; carbohydrates 16.2g; fiber 3.9g; iron 2.5mg; sodium 152mg; calcium 30mg.
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