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Wednesday, February 22 2012

Red beans, lima beans, and green beans comprise the basil-scented trio featured in this meatless skillet meal.


Italian Three-Bean and Rice Skillet
Recipe from 
Total Time: 25 mins
Servings: Makes 4 servings.
     15- to  15-1/2-ounce can small red beans or red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
     14-1/2-ounce can  Italian-style stewed tomatoes, cut up
     cup  vegetable broth or chicken broth
    3/4  cup  quick-cooking brown rice
    1/2  of a 10-ounce  package frozen baby lima beans (1 cup)
    1/2  of a 9-ounce  package frozen cut green beans (1 cup)
    1/2  teaspoon  dried basil, crushed or dried Italian seasoning, crushed
     cup  meatless spaghetti sauce
     ounces  thinly sliced mozzarella cheese or 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

In a large skillet combine red beans or kidney beans, undrained tomatoes, broth, rice, lima beans, green beans, and basil or Italian seasoning. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes or until rice is tender.

Stir in spaghetti sauce. Heat through. Top with mozzarella or Parmesan cheese, if desired. Makes 4 servings.

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