Three Bean Butler Soy Chicken
Fresh green beans, canned pinto and black beans, canned mushrooms, with Butler soy chicken combined with flavorings and seasonings till done just right. High protein from garden of life! Eat plain or use as a topper for mashed potatoes or yams, or mix with cooked macaroni. Add prepared mustard and/or prepared horseradish for an added zing your way!
Makes 13 cups
BUTLER SOY CURLS:
8oz. bag Butler Soy Curls – dried protein strips, the whole soy bean
3 c. water
1/2 c. apple cider vinegar by HEINZ or plain white vinegar
1 T. Spice Time Imitation Chicken Bouillon
1 t. salt
fresh grind black pepper- sev. twists of mill
1- Combine soy curls, water, vinegar, bouillon, salt and pepper in medium saucepan. Bring to boil, stir down, up and over soaking all curls.
2- Cook over medium heat 5 minutes stirring up and over to soak evenly.
3- Remove from heat, stirring occasionally while curls absorb the water and you prepare the beans.
1 lb. fresh green beans – wash, snip ends off, blanch in boiling water 1 minute, drain immediately, cut into 1 inch lengths
1 lb. can Mushroom stem and pieces by FOUR SEASONS including liquid from can
2, 15 oz. cans pinto beans including liquid from cans by American Beauty
15.5 oz. can black beans including liquid from can by HANOVER
2 T. Balsamic vinegar
2 T. MINOR’S Mushroom Paste
2 t. salt
sev. twists fresh grind black pepper
1 t. dry mustard
2 t. garlic powder
1 t. onion powder
1 t. dried tarragon
1/4 t. ground allspice
1/4 t. red cayenne pepper
1 T. Worcestershire sauce
4- Combine canned beans and mushrooms including liquid from cans in extra large saucepan. Stir.
5- Add Balsamic vinegar, mushroom paste, salt, pepper, dry mustard, garlic powder, onion powder, tarragon, allspice, red cayenne pepper and Worcestershire sauce. Stir and cook about 10 minutes.
6- Add blanched green beans, and cooked soy curls to bean pot, stirring to disperse evenly. Cover and cook 30 minutes on low heat or till green beans are tender-soft. Adjust for salt and pepper.
Notes: Serve as is or over mashed white potatoes or mashed yams.
Accompany with prepared horseradish or a mixture of horseradish and prepared mustard.
Note the absence of added fat. If desired drizzle a bit of extra virgin olive oil into each bowl with fresh grind black pepper.
If you’re big into horseradish, then add as much as you like to the entire pot along with mustard if that’s your preference.
If you prefer pasta, cook up some macaroni and mix entire pot of beans with 1 pound cooked macaroni.
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