Garlic Beef with String Beans

Servings: 6

The antioxidant-rich string beans add crunch and texture to this family favorite, which we serve weekly in our household. For a lunch loaded with vitamins, fiber, and protein, you just can’t go wrong with this recipe. It’s a satisfying meal whether you’re finishing your feeding period or breaking your fast!

 

INGREDIENTS

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 pound ground beef
1 large onion, chopped
1 green chili pepper, chopped
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon black pepper
8 garlic cloves, chopped
1 (16-oz.) can crushed tomatoes
2¼ pounds string beans, cut into 1½-inch pieces

 

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Heat the olive oil in a deep skillet over medium-high heat.
2. Add the ground beef and cook for 5 minutes, stirring constantly and breaking the beef into smaller pieces.
3. Stir in the onions, chili pepper, salt, and pepper and cook for 5 minutes more.
4. Stir in the garlic and cook for 2 minutes, then add the crushed tomatoes and stir for 5 minutes.
5. Add the green beans, cover the skillet, and cook for 5 minutes.
6. Remove from the heat and allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving. Refrigerate leftovers in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

 

NUTRITION • per one serving •

Calories 300 —
Total Fat 17 g 22%
Saturated Fat 5.2 g 26%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.2 g —
Monounsaturated Fat 8.3 g —
Trans Fat 0 g —
Cholesterol 70 mg 23%
Sodium 1510 mg 66%
Total Carbohydrates 16 g 6%
Dietary Fiber 5 g 18%
Total Sugars 5 g —
Protein 24 g 48%
Vitamin A 312 mcg 60%
Vitamin C 170 mg 60%
Vitamin D 0 mcg —
Potassium 739 mg 15%
Calcium 109 mg 8%
Iron 4.5 mg 25%

 

This AMAZING Recipe can be found in my Intermittent Fasting and the Mediterranean Diet Cookbook here

 


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