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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Green Bean Potato Salad

Green Bean Potato Salad by Custom Taste

Like I have previously mentioned, my husband loves pasta salad, but recently I started thinking about potato salad. Potatoes are said to be better for you than pasta mainly because they have less carbs and more nutrients. So I decided to make a potato salad, a healthy one that is! Omit the eggs and mayo and you can get something filling, nutritious and satisfying! It will be all the rage this summer at the family BBQs.
Shopping List
  • 4 Cloves Garlic
  • 2 Small Size Potatoes
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 2 TSP Olive Oil
  • 1 Can of Green Beans
  • 2 Cups Water
  • Spices
  • 1 TSP Black Pepper
  • 1/2 TSP Cumin
  • 1 TSP Paprika
  • 1/2 TSP Thyme

Hardware
Medium Pot and Lid
Measuring Cup and TSP
Can Opener
Strainer
Stir Spoon

Time 1 Hour
Prep 10 Minutes
Green Bean Potato Salad by Custom TasteCook 45 Minutes
Yield 2 Servings/1 Serving=2 Cups

Time To Get Cooking!!!
Scrub potatoes under hot water and pat dry
If you prefer peeled potatoes, simply peel them now
Cube the potatoes and rinse well
Green Bean Potato Salad by Custom TasteSet to the side
Now slice your garlic lengthwise and then smash with the side of your knife
In your hot pot heat up your oil on medium high
When the oil is shimmering and easy to move around the pot toss in the garlic
Green Bean Potato Salad by Custom TasteSautee until garlic becomes very aromatic, about 5 minutes
Add in the potatoes and cook until browned
Once the potatoes are browned strain and rinse the greens beans and add to the bottom
Mix around for a few more minutes until the green beans are warmed
Add in milk and stir
Bring to a boil and then lower to a simmer
Put on lid and let simmer for 10 minutes or until milk thickens and is absorbed
Green Bean Potato Salad by Custom TasteWhen the milk is ready to go add water and spices and leave on a low boil for 30 minutes, stirring occasional
When time is up, most if not all of the water should have reduced significantly, if no leave for additional 10 minutes
When cooking is done you can either serve hot or set in fridge until chilled before serving


Serving
Serve as lunch with Baked Pork or alone

Storing and Reheating
Store in an airtight container in the fridge for 3 days or in the fridge for up to 1 week.
Reheat in the microwave, oven or stove-top until warmed through out

Nutrition
Calories 176
Fat 5g
Carbs 31g
Protein 5g

Cost
Recipe Cost:$1.92
Cost Per Serving:$0.96

Tricks
-Is a great second day meal if you mix it with a meat and warm it up in the oven






          

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