Dished it up and sprinkled with grated parmesan cheese. Gorgeous, because we eat with our eyes first; nutritious because beans are full of protein, kale and Einkorn wheat is full of minerals and vitamins; meat free if you're doing that and I often do these days; and satisfying.
Slow Garlic and Cranberry Beans ingredients
Cranberry Beans, fresh, local
Garlic - fresh, local, backyard if you can get it, rough chopped
Olive Oil for the skillet
Yogurt Whey, or stock or soup base of your choice to simmer the beans and make a light sauce
Kale or Veggie of your choice, chopped
Pasta or Rice if you would like a starch to combine with the bean protein, plus it's more filling
Vegan alternatives: It's easy to make this vegan, use a vegetable base or stock for the simmer sauce, use a non-dairy cheese or skip the cheese. Top with herbs or seeds or something that you love.
No measurements - this was just an after-work throw together what is on-hand and in the fridge, dinner. It was a slow meal not because it took long to cook, it didn't. It only took about 45 minutes.
Slow food is food that is the opposite of fast food - industrialized, globalized food that is processed and shipped a thousand miles to reach us.
Slow food is in our backyard, it's from our local farmers and it's whole food that is recognizable in it's original form. Slow food is food that we cook or bake ourselves.
Be adventurous, have fun, eat well.
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