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How to Grow and Cook Italian Flat Beans (Romano Beans)

Take a leaf out of the Italians’ book and learn to grow and cook with Romano beans, a broad, flat bean in the same family as garden variety string beans. Romano beans are juicy, with a sweet flavor and a great crunch, and they come in a wonderful range of colors. Italian flat beans taste …

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Italian White Bean, Kale & Sausage Stew: Slow Carb

This creamy rustic soup or stew is perfect for slow carb diets or for cold-weather cooking. Cannellini beans and sausage make it high protein, the kale adds tons of nutrients and flavor and the creamy broth give it a velvety texture. Serve it with or without rustic bread. Jump to: RECIPEKey Ingredients & SubstitutionsStep by …

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Slow Carb Beans, Canned or Dried: + Fagioli Recipe

Dried beans that are cooked well can elevate the flavor of many slow carb recipes, from soups and stews to side dishes, to refried beans. But are they always best for any kind of recipe? There are some types of dishes where the flavor (and texture) shines more when you use dried beans and some …

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Tuscan Sausage Bean Stew with Cabbage: Slow Carb

One of my resolutions this year is to include more vegetables in my recipes, but always with the criteria that they must be full of flavor and simple to cook. No bland vegetables allowed! This Tuscan dish is a sausage been stew with Winter cabbage as the vegetable. It is a full-flavored, slow carb comfort …

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Seared Tuna Dinner with Balsamic Glaze: + Bean Side

Seared tuna steaks only take 3 minutes to cook! Serve them with this white bean and tomato side dish and you have a healthy slow carb or Pesco Mediterranean weeknight dinner. This post may contain affiliate links, and you can read our disclosure information here–  Jump to: RECIPE | Balsamic Glaze | White Bean Side Dish …

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