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9/10/12 11:22 A

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It's a good idea to use Turkey. Enjoy.

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9/10/12 8:54 A

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Sounds good Mimi. I am thinking 1/2# ground turkey may work for me. I do hope to try this.
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9/9/12 5:41 P

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I promised to post this recipe. Here it is.

STRING BEANS WITH MEAT

So good! Delicious. Very little meat, just enough to add great flavor to the green beans.
Easy to make
For company and you

NOTES!
1 . I doubled and a half all the ingredients, except the meat.
2. I used 2 1/2 pounds, FROZEN Petite - Green Beans from Costco ( half a package of 5 pounds)
3. I used two cans, 28 oz EACH, of Dei- Frantalli coopped tomatoes with herbs and olive oil, INSTEAD of 1 can (1 pound) Italian plum tomatoes, chopped.
4. I cooked it for 1 1/4 hours instead of two)

INGREDIENTS

1 pound green string beans ( I used 2 1'2 pounds frozen beans)
1/2 pound ground beef or lamb ( I used lamb. Love Lamb. Beef will be great too)
1 green bell pepper, sliced ( I used 2 medium green peppers)
Salt and hot red pepper to taste ( I used salt and tiny cayeene, ground)
1 can ( 1 pound) Italian plum tomatoes, chopped ( I used 2 jars - see NOTE # 3)
4 garlic cloves, minced ( I used 8)
Black pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS

1. Wash and trim green beans. Slice in half, lenghwise. set aside ( I used - see NOTE # 2, eliminating this step)
2. In a pan saute the meat over low heat, stirring, about fifteen minutes or until browned.
Add the green beans (frozen), green pepper(s), red pepper and salt.
Simmer for fifteen minutes longer.
Pour in the tomatoes and garlic. Cover amd cook about two hours or until tender. Sprinkle with the black pepper.

Enjoy




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