Instant Refried Beans - grind 3 cups dried pinto beans fine, add 3 tsp dried cumin, 3 tsp chili powder, 1 tsp salt & pepper, 3 Tbsp dried minced onion. Store in jar or ziploc bag. To use, add 3/4 cup mix to 2-1/2 cups boiling water. Mix with shisk until combined. Bring back to boil, cover and reduce heat to low and simmer 4-5 min or until thickened. Will thicken more as it cools.
A simple green bean salad with cherry tomaotes, feta and a tarragon vinaigrette! www.lemonsforlulu...
How to Can Beans: Tutorial (as always double-check the canning information to make sure that you use the correct methods, time, and pressure for your location -- your local extension service should be able to tell you this information)
Crispy Baked Parmesan Green Bean Fries 1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil, and spray with non-stick cooking spray. 2 Place green beans on prepared baking pan, Sprinkle seasonings and parmesan cheese evenly over green beans. 4. Place green beans in the pre-heated oven and bake for 10-15 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy!