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Green Beans And Potatoes

Fresh green beans and potatoes are a duo that offers a wealth of diverse flavors and health benefits. Both vegetables can be used in a host of dishes, from salads and sides to hearty main courses. Their versatility makes them a staple in homes, creating meals that are comforting, nutritious, and straightforward to prepare. Green beans, with their crisp nature and vibrant color, provide vital vitamins and fiber. Meanwhile, potatoes, whether boiled, roasted or mashed, offer satisfying sustenance packed with potassium and vitamin C. They make a potent pair that elevates each other's tastes, textures, and nutritional punch.
#18
IN FRESH VEGETABLES
86
CAL / 100G
$0.29
AVG / OZ
Green Beans and Potatoes
53%
CARBS
39%
FAT
8%
PROTEIN
Green Beans And Potatoes FAQ
Green beans and potatoes are nutritious, versatile, and easy to work with, yet there are common issues that cooks often face. The most common issue is overcooking which makes beans turn a dull green color and potatoes to become mushy. This can ruin the dish completely. The dish needs a balance in flavors which could be challenging for some beginners. For getting the most out of this dish, don't shy away from seasonings. Salt, pepper, garlic, thyme, basil, oregano or even a splash of white wine or lemon juice can bring out the flavor of the beans and potato segments to their fullest. Adding different proteins can also broaden the scope of this dish. Bacon, sausage, or ham is traditionally used, but tofu, chicken, or shrimp would work just as well for variation. A lesser known tip is to cook the potatoes first with the seasonings before adding the beans to avoid overcooking them. This way, the potatoes will also absorb the flavors of the seasonings more effectively.
Can I add different proteins to the dish?
How do I prevent the green beans and potatoes from getting too mushy?
My dish lacks flavor, what can I add?
The green beans lose their vibrant color when cooked, why does this happen?
What type of potatoes should I use?
Can this dish be made in advance?
What is the best way to remove the strings from green beans?
Should I peel the potatoes before cooking?
Do I have to boil the vegetables before sautéing?
Why did my potatoes turn black after boiling?
Health Info
Macros
11g
CARBS
8g
FAT
1g
PROTEIN
Allowed on these diets
LOW FAT
HIGH CALCIUM
MEDITERRANEAN
LACTOSE FREE
GLUTEN FREE
Contains these allergens
MILK
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