Salads

Green Bean Panzanella Salad

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Fresh greens beans are the star of this veggie bread salad. Packed with flavors from shaved fennel, paper thin red onion, olives, and feta! A Mediterranean delight!

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1 pound green beans, trimmed
1 cup (loosely packed) shaved fennel bulb
½ red onion, thinly sliced
½ cup chopped olives
4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
¼ cup olive oil
¼ cup red wine vinegar
kosher salt
Freshly ground pepper
1 tsp sumac (optional)
2 slices whole grain crusty bread (about 1 inch thick and about the width of your palm)
Prepare an ice-water bath; set aside. Bring a large pot of water to a boil over medium-high heat. Add beans; simmer until just tender, about 5 minutes. Plunge beans into ice-water bath to stop the cooking....
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Nutritions

Calories
276

Sodium
522mg
21% DV

Fat
21g
32% DV

Protein
5g
11% DV

Carbs
15g
5% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV