Khoresht Lubia Sabz (Persian Green Bean Stew)

Khoresht Lubia Sabz (Persian Green Bean Stew)
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Persian Green Bean Stew
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Persian Green Bean Stew

This recipe is from The Paleo Foodie Cookbook; click here for more information on the cookbook. Saute the aromatics in ghee, a clarified butter, and then finish the stew with a bit of lemon juice to brighten it all up.

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4
Servings
321
Calories Per Serving
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Ingredients

  • 2  Tablespoons  ghee
  • 1  Cup  onion, diced
  • ¼  Teaspoon  turmeric
  • 1  Pound  stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • ½  Teaspoon  sea salt
  • ¼  Teaspoon  pepper
  • 2  Tablespoons  tomato paste
  • ¼  Cup  sun-dried tomatoes, packed in olive oil, chopped
  • 2  Cups  beef broth
  • 1  Pound  green beans, stems removed and cut into 1 ½-inch pieces
  • 2  Tablespoons  fresh lemon juice

Directions

Heat a skillet with a lid over medium-high heat. Add the ghee. Add the onions and cook until translucent, about 10 minutes. Add the garlic and turmeric and mix well. Season the meat with the salt and pepper. Add to the skillet and brown on all sides. Add the tomato paste and sun-dried tomatoes, and mix well. Add the broth, cover and simmer on low for 1 hour. Add the green beans and lemon juice, and simmer for an additional 30 minutes uncovered, until green beans are soft but not soggy.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
17%
Sugar
21g
23%
Saturated Fat
4g
17%
Cholesterol
145mg
48%
Carbohydrate, by difference
25g
19%
Protein
30g
65%
Vitamin A, RAE
28µg
4%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
5mg
7%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
42mg
4%
Choline, total
130mg
31%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
9µg
2%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
32mg
10%
Niacin
7mg
50%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
239mg
34%
Selenium, Se
34µg
62%
Sodium, Na
787mg
52%
Water
322g
12%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%

Green Bean Shopping Tip

Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.

Green Bean Cooking Tip

Beans are done when they can be easily mashed with a fork – make sure to test a few in case they have not cooked evenly.