Recipes of Kurt Dixon

Registered dietitian

Body Refined, a Health & Wellness practice


Southern Style Green Beans

Sunday, December 10, 2017
Total time
1 hour and 30 minutes
Preparation time
30 minutes

These Southern Style Vegan Green Beans still have that country flavor with the addition of Mushroom Bacon...slow simmered all day long....mmm good eating' !

or8 oz Baby Bella Mushrooms (sliced)
or1/4 cup Soy Sauce (low sodium)
or2 Tbs Maple Syrup
or2 Tbs Water
or1 tsp Oregano
or1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
or1/2 tsp Onion Powder
or1/2 tsp Cumin
or1/2 tsp Liquid Smoke
or1/4 tsp Black Pepper
or1 lg Onion (diced)
or2 Tbs Veg Broth or Water (for sautéing)
or2 lbs Fresh Green Beans (ends snapped off)
or8 small Yellow Potatoes
or2 Cups Veg Broth (low sodium)
or2 Cups Water
orLeftover Bacon Marinade
or1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
or1/2 tsp Onion Powder
or1/2 tsp Black Pepper
or1/4 tsp Salt
or1 batch Mushroom Bacon
Mushroom Bacon (Ingredients from Mushrooms thru Black Pepper): 1. Clean and slice mushrooms, and add to a large skillet; 2. Whisk remaining marinade ingredients and pour over mushrooms; 3. Cook until mushrooms have reduced in size. Drain and save the marinade (for added crispness, place the mushrooms under a broiler for a minute or so)
Green Beans (Ingredients from Onion to batch of mushroom bacon): 1. Rinse the green beans, and snap off both ends, removing any strings; 2. In a large soup pan, dice and saute a large onion until softened; 3. Add the beans, potatoes, veg broth, water, and any leftover marinade from the bacon; 4. Add remaining seasonings, stir and cover; 5. Bring beans to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Cook for 1 hour then remove lid; 6. Add bacon and stir.
Nutritional information
Per 100 gPer portion (472 g)% DRI
Energy43 kcal205 kcal10 %
Fat0 g1 g1 %
Fatty acids, total saturated0 g0 g1 %
Cholesterol0 mg0 mg0 %
Sodium158 mg745 mg31 %
Carbohydrate10 g46 g15 %
Sugars2 g10 gremove
Fiber2 g8 g30 %
Protein2 g8 gremove