Blistered Beans and Artichokes

Blistered Beans and Artichokes

Blistered Beans and Artichokes

My medley of Blistered Beans and Artichokes is a versatile dish; serve it as a yummy side dish to just about any grilled meat or fish entrée! My Blistered Beans and Artichokes is a perfect room temperature salad. High in protein, and filled with nutritious organic vegetables, Blistered Beans and Artichokes is brightened with a twist of lemon! Blistered Beans and Artichokes is a summer salad to enjoy time and again; an easy and delicious way to eat your vegetables! Enjoy!

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

3 cloves garlic, sliced

1 leek,sliced

1 lb organic green beans

6 baby bell peppers, sliced

1 can artichoke hearts, drained or 1 package artichoke hearts

1 can garbanzo beans, drained

Salt and pepper to taste

1 teaspoon salad sprinkle, Frontier

Zest and juice of 1 lemon

Fresh chives, snipped for garnish

In a medium fry pan, heat the olive on medium high

Add garlic and leeks and brown

Add the green beans and cook until blistered

Transfer the green bean mixture to a large mixing bowl

Add artichokes, garbanzo beans

Add the sliced baby bells

Season with salt, pepper, salad sprinkle

Mix in lemon zest and juice

Transfer to a serving bowl

Garnish with snipped chives

Serve with a grilled entrée

Enjoy with a crisp dry wine, red or white depending on the entrée

Great as a room temperature salad too!

Just delicious!!

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