Lebanese Beef and Green Beans
Lebanese Beef and Green Beans
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 1 hr 10 min
  • total: 1 hr 20 min
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  • Summary

    Lebanese Beef and Green Beans is slow simmered beef {or lamb} and green beans in a tomato sauce with cinnamon and a touch of cumin. Lay this dish over a bed of rice with a dollop of plain yogurt, fresh parsley and plenty of pita bread to soak up the juices.

    Ingredients

    • 5 Tablespoons olive oil, separated
    • 1 to 1.5 lb. beef stew meat, cubed
    • 1 onion, thinly sliced
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
    • 1 - 28 oz. can of crushed tomatoes
    • 1 - 14.5 oz. can of diced tomatoes
    • 2 teaspoons salt, seperated
    • 1 teaspoon pepper, separated
    • 1 lb. frozen green beans
    • Fresh parsley and yogurt for garnish {optional}
    • Rice, couscous or quinoa to serve over

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 488 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 28 g 43.43%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 29.7%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 28 mg 9.24%
    • Sodium: 1900 mg 79.18%
    • Calcium: 91 mg 9.06%
    • Potassium: 230 mg 6.58%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.15%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 44 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 27.58%
    • Sugar: 9 g
    • Protein: 16 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 18.52%
    • Vitamin C 37.55%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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