Main Dishes

Fresh Herb Butter Bean Stew

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This stew is very satisfying and flavoursome with the fresh herbs. The ground ginger elevates it by giving it a bit of a kick. Using dried butter beans tastes a lot better than using ones from a tin. You can double the measurements listed of the beans, so that you can freeze half before you make the stew.

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250g (1 ¼ cups) dry weight butter (lima) beans
1 large onion
2 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon ground ginger
2 tablespoons fresh chopped curly parsley
2 tablespoons fresh chopped oregano
1 tablespoon fresh chopped basil
1 tablespoon fresh chopped thyme
1 vegetable stock cube
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon sugar free ketchup
1 ½ tablespoons (18g) arrowroot
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
Soak the butter beans overnight, changing the water every four hours or so. Changing the water regularly gets rid of the indigestible sugars. After 24 hours pour the water away. Cover the beans and boil...
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Nutritions

Calories
4760

Sodium
369mg
15% DV

Fat
203g
312% DV

Protein
157g
314% DV

Carbs
200g
68% DV

Fiber
90g
362% DV

This crispy fried chicken sandwich recipe is better than Chik-Fil-A, Popeye's or McDonald's! The chicken breast is brined in pickle juice, breaded with flavorful seasonings, fried until golden brown, and then piled on a toasted brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, pickles and mayonnaise. Serve the sandwich with a side of waffle fries and homemade Chik-Fil-A sauce for dipping!

4 chicken cutlets
1/2 c milk
1/2 c dill pickle juice
2 c all purpose flour
2 T confectioners sugar
2 t baking powder
2 t paprika
2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
1/2 t garlic powder
1/4 t onion powder
1 egg
oil ( for frying )
4 sandwich buns ( buttered and griddled )
Optional for serving ( lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, pickles )
Chik-Fil-A Sauce:
1/2 c mayonnaise
2 T barbecue sauce
1 T honey
2 t prepared yellow mustard
1 t lemon juice
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  • In a large bowl, whisk together the milk and pickle juice.
  • Add the chicken to the milk mixture and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to (but...
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Nutritions

Calories
631

Sodium
1717mg
71% DV

Fat
4g
6% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
127g
43% DV

Fiber
6g
25% DV