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2 Bean Bowl

Yield: Serves 4. 2 cups per serving.



Make this delicious bowl when you want a delicious dinner fast. It is perfect for busy days and brings the flavor of the garden inside.

1 tsp olive oil
3 strips turkey bacon, sliced in thin strips
1/2 cup chopped red onion
3/4 cup broth
1 cup fresh green beans, trimmed
1 cup frozen lima beans
1 yellow squash, sliced
3 ripe tomatoes, cored and diced
3 cups cooked brown rice*
2 Tbsp flavored vinegar
1 tsp diced oregano
black pepper to taste

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat and add the olive oil. Add the turkey bacon and cook until golden. Add the red onion and saute for 2 minutes. Add the broth, beans and squash and cook until crisp-tender, about 3-4 minutes. Add more broth if needed. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir well to reheat. Serve hot.

*Speed tip - use instant brown rice. You need approximately 1-1/2 cups of instant brown rice and 1-1/2 cups water for 3 cups cooked or use 1 cup regular brown rice and 2 cups water. Follow package directions for cooking times.