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Italian Beans In A Mist

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1 Large, minced
  Garlic clove 1 Large
  Cooked ham/1/4 pound button mushrooms, thinly sliced 1⁄4 Pound, minced
  Italian green beans 1 Pound, stem ends snapped off
  Salt To Taste
Directions

In a 10- to 12-inch frying pan over medium-low heat, combine oil, onion, garlic clove, and ham.
Cook until onion is soft, stirring often.
Remove from heat; cover.
In a 3- to 4-quart pan, bring 8 cups water to a boil over high heat.
Add beans, pushing them down.
Cook, uncovered, until beans are just tender when pierced, about 3 minutes after boil resumes.
Drain beans and immediately immerse in ice water.
When cool, drain.
Add 3 tablespoons water to onion mixture and bring to a simmer over medium heat.
Add beans and stir gently until heated through.
Season to taste with salt; discard garlic, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Bean

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