Lemon Basil Beans

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Category (vegan): Beans
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Recipe Servings2
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Recipe Prep time10 mins
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Lemon Basil Beans


1 tablespoon oil
2 medium tomatoes, diced
1 can navy bean, cooked and drained
1 small lemon, juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
large handful fresh basil, chopped
black pepper
chili sauce (optional)


Saute garlic in oil until slightly brown. Add beans, tomatoes, and small amount of water.
Cook for 5 minutes. Add basil, garlic, pepper, and chili sauce, and cook for 30 more seconds. Squeeze lemon juice into the bean mixture. Stir, remove from heat, and serve.

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1 comment

  • vegetarian
Posted on 04 / 30 / 2013 report abuse
I've made this twice. First I followed the recipe (except for chili sauce); it was okay. A few weeks later, I tried it again, used more basil and put in green chiles: very different! Thanks for this basic recipe. I'll keep building on it and adjust with what works for me.

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