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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
288
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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
19%
Sugar
8g
N/A
Saturated Fat
6g
32%
Cholesterol
88mg
29%
Protein
30g
61%
Carbs
17g
6%
Vitamin A
103µg
11%
Vitamin B12
3µg
43%
Vitamin B6
1mg
47.5%
Vitamin C
23mg
38%
Vitamin D
0.2µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
1mg
6%
Vitamin K
22µg
27%
Calcium
84mg
8%
Fiber
5g
18%
Folate (food)
56µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
56µg
14%
Iron
5mg
26%
Magnesium
76mg
19%
Monounsaturated
5g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
8mg
40%
Phosphorus
358mg
51%
Polyunsaturated
0.8g
N/A
Potassium
1153mg
33%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.5mg
27.1%
Sodium
643mg
27%
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
17.8%
Trans
0.3g
N/A
Zinc
7mg
45%