Monday, May 7, 2012

Simply Delish ~ Veggie Side Dish

Kick it up a notch and make this side dish for your family!  
My entire family, even my carnivorous husband,  loves this seasoned veggie combination I came up with not too long ago when wanting something a little different for a vegetable dish.  I've made it several times since then and everyone is glad to see it being served up.



You'll probably want to make less of this since I have prepared it for 8 and it makes 8 big servings.  Sorry I don't have exact amounts.  I just wing it but you'll get the idea!

Seasoned Green Beans and Carrots
(I have also added red pepper, yellow squash and/or mushrooms so mix it up to your liking!)

2 lbs fresh string green beans, washed
1 lb peeled baby carrots (regular carrots are fine to)
1 large red onion, chopped
Appx. 2 tsp Lawrys or Season All
Appx 1- 2 tsp garlic powder
Appx 1 tsp salt
Appx 1 tsp pepper 
Appx 1/2 stick butter

Use the spices according to your tastes.  


I first cook the carrots, covered in a skillet with a little water, only enough to almost cover them for about 10 minutes.  

 Next, add the green beans over the carrots and steam for about 5-7 minutes until they're crisp tender.  Watch the water level, you'll want just a little so these can continue to steam and cook...and not burn.


Now add the red onion, about 4 tablespoons butter, salt, pepper, garlic powder and Lawry's or Season All.  Sautee' all until onions begin to soften, about 5 minutes.  It's so colorful and looks so appetizing.   I can't quite put my finger on it, but the Lawry's / Season All doesn't really taste like that when combined with the vegetables.  It just gives a really good flavor!



Hope you all get to try it, and hope you all like it as much as we do! 



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8 comments:

  1. Nancy, this sounds so yummy and good that I wanted to grab some off the computer screen. I love it that it makes a ton. Joni

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  2. Looks wonderful and it is so healthy. Thanks for sharing!!!

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  3. Simple and healthy....a favorite combination! I, like you, would probably add fresh mushrooms and some colorful peppers. This sounds really good!!! I'm going to give it a whirl!

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  4. Nancy- This looks wonderful AND healthy! I am trying to eat a good, healthy diet and gave up sugar and flour last July. xo Diana

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  5. That looks really good, and best part is its healthy!

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  6. This sounds (and looks) delicious, Nancy! I can't wait to try it. Thanks so much for sharing the recipe.

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  7. It does look delicious and healthy too! Stopping by to wish you a very Happy Mother's Day! ~ Sarah

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