Green beans, also known as asparagus, are often positioned as a useful product for healthy and proper nutrition. But for some reason, few people know that green pods are very tasty and hundreds of different dishes are made from them.
It is easy and simple to do this in a slow cooker.
String beans in a slow cooker - general principles of cooking
Pods can be frozen or fresh.
Fresh beans should be washed, cut into sticks 3-5 centimeters, the tips are removed. Frozen beans are often laid in the dish as it is sold, but sometimes it is necessary to defrost the product.
It is worth considering that after thawing a part of the liquid will come out of the product, therefore, the weight will decrease.
Follow the recipe.
Beans are cooked with various vegetables, meat and fish products. The pods are wonderfully combined with mushrooms and cereals. They can be filled with all sorts of sauces, spices, put in cold and hot salads, make casseroles and hodgepodge. In a slow cooker, the product can be boiled, stewed, fried and even baked. For cooking, you can use one mode or combine several programs.
String beans in a slow cooker with sour cream
Recipe amazing garnish of beans in a slow cooker. Sour cream fat does not matter.
• 0.5 kg of beans;
• 2 bulbs;
• 4 tablespoons sour cream;
• 2-3 spoons of butter, better than butter;
• 3 cloves of garlic;
• greens and spices.
1. Putting the oil in the multicooker. We warm up. From start to finish, the dish will be cooked on frying mode.
2. We send diced onion into warmed butter, let it redden the vegetable.
3. Lay the green beans. If it is frozen, then we do not thaw it, we shower it immediately from the freezer.
4. Add sour cream, cook another quarter of an hour.
5. Squeeze the garlic cloves, then put the salt, you can sprinkle with pepper, stir and cook another ten minutes. If the beans are tough, you can extend. 6. At the end sprinkle with herbs.
String beans in a multicooker with eggs
For this dish you can use both frozen and fresh pods. In the second version, they need to be washed and cut into standard pieces up to five centimeters. Products are designed for two servings.
• 0.25 kg of beans;
• 30 ml of oil;
• 1 onion;
• 3 eggs;
1. Turn on the baking program, but you can cook green beans and just during frying. Pour oil.
2. Lay the beans, cook under the lid until soft.
3. Add the finely chopped onion, fry together with the pods.
4. Beat the eggs with a fork or a whisk immediately with spices, pour into the beans.
5. Stir, close the slow cooker and turn off after a couple of minutes. The dish is ready!
String beans in a slow cooker with meat
The recipe is very hearty dishes, which will need pork or beef. The weight of pure meat without bone is indicated.
• 0.5 kg of meat;
• 0.5 kg of green beans;
• 2 onions;
• 3 cloves of garlic;
• oil, spices;
• 1-2 tablespoons of pasta (ketchup)
• 150 ml of water.
1. Wash the meat, cut into pieces a piece by centimeters and slightly repel each. Then cut into strips.
2. In a slow cooker, we heat up some oil, in the first stage we set the baking mode.
3. Lay the meat and fry until half ready.
4. As soon as the pieces begin to brown, and all the moisture leaves, add onions. We cut large. Fry the meat for another ten minutes, we look at it.
5. Add the beans.
6. If it is frozen, then immediately throw tomato paste or any ketchup.
7. If the beans are fresh, then additionally pour in 150 ml of water, it is better to immediately use boiling water.
8. Stir the dish, set to extinguish mode, cook for 20 minutes.
9. Open the slow cooker, it's time to add spices and salt.
10. Stir once again, bring to readiness in the same mode. It will take another 10-15 minutes, at the end we season with minced garlic, greens and let it brew.
Fried green beans in a slow cooker with cheese
Another recipe for green beans in a slow cooker, which is prepared in olive oil. You will also need any hard cheese, suitable “Russian”. Pods are used frozen.
• 0.25 kg of beans;
• 2 cloves of garlic;
• 80 grams of cheese;
• 60 ml of olive oil;
• black pepper, sweet pepper;
1. Take out the beans from their freezers and let the pods soak for a bit to warm.
2. Pour into a bowl olive oil (40 ml), add black pepper, paprika, salt and squeeze chopped garlic cloves into it. Stir fragrant mixture.
3. Pour the cooked butter with slightly melted beans and stir. You can do it by hand.
4. Turn on the cooking mode in the slow cooker for 15 minutes, pour out the remaining oil.
5. Spread the beans, cook in a given mode, periodically you need to stir.
6. We rub cheese. Two minutes before the end of the specified time you need to stir the beans in the last groove and sprinkle with cheese. Done!
7. When serving, supplement the roasted pods with greens, fresh vegetables, and tomato sauce.
String beans in a multicooker with mushrooms
For this dish of green beans need marinated mushrooms. Absolutely any mushrooms will do, for example, mushrooms, champignons, white.
• 0.3 kg of beans;
• 0.15 kg of mushrooms;
• oil and spices;
• 1 onion;
• 1 clove garlic;
• 1 spoon of pasta;
• 1 Bulgarian pepper.
1. Putting the beans in a slow cooker with a small amount of oil, prepare on the frying program for ten minutes.
2. Add onions. Cut it into thin half-rings.
3. Bulgarian pepper cut lengthwise into two parts, take out the seeds and also chop thin half rings. We send the vegetable after the onion.
4. Fry vegetables until cooked. We focus on the pods of beans, they should be easily prodded with a fork.
5. Cut the mushrooms into small pieces, run into the beans. Again, you can throw the whole, they will look nice in a dish. 6. Add tomato paste, garlic clove. If the mushrooms are not very salty, then you can drain the dish.
7. We warm up on the same program for about five minutes. Stir regularly, as the tomato can quickly burn.
String beans in a slow cooker with chicken fillet
Dietary version of chicken fillet with green beans in a slow cooker. Similarly, you can use turkey fillet, which is prepared in exactly the same way, but a little longer.
• 0.3 kg fillet;
• 0.3 kg of beans;
• 2 Bulgarian peppers;
• 1 onion;
• 40 ml of soy sauce;
• 2 spoons of olive oil;
1. Cut the fillet into strips, the size should approximately coincide with the pods of beans.
2. Shred half rings onions and also pepper.
3. Lay vegetables in the crock-pot with butter.
4. Set the baking program, fry.
5. Add chicken fillet, cook together with vegetables until the pieces are completely brightened from all sides.
6. Once the chicken is white, you can add the beans. Stir. If the pods are fresh, then immediately pour in half a glass of water.
7. Add spices to the dish, soy sauce, you can squeeze out a little garlic and pour soy sauce. Switch to the fire.
8. Cooking dietary dish for 15-20 minutes. If the taste of soy sauce is not enough, you can add more beans.
String beans in a multi-cooked steamed
Steamed green beans can be used as a standalone dish and served with different sauces or be an ingredient of other dishes.
• bean pods;
1. We wash the pods of beans, remove the tails, cut them into pieces, sprinkle them with salt and spices, put them on the tray.
2. Or simply pour the frozen pods, distribute in an even layer and lightly season with spices.
3. In a multicooker pour a little water, throw laurel, peas, you can add a clove of garlic.
4. Install the tray.
5. Turn on the slow cooker and cook the beans for 10-15 minutes, depending on the degree of ripeness of the pods. If the subsequent processing is necessary, then cooking for 5-7 minutes is enough.
How to cook green beans in a slow cooker in water
Option cooking green beans in water. By adding roots and spices, the pods are very fragrant and tasty.
• 0.4 kg of beans;
• 1.5 liters of water;
• 1 carrot;
• 0.5 parsley root;
• 1 onion;
• bay leaf;
1. Fill water in the multicooker. We put the soup mode, immediately turn it on.
2. Cut onions, parsley root and peeled carrots into large pieces, run into the slow cooker and boil 15 minutes after boiling the liquid.
3. Add the beans. You can shower frozen pods.
4. We salt, we throw laurel, 3-5 peas of pepper.
5. Close the slow cooker and cook from 10 to 15 minutes. If the pods are not very young and stay tight for a long time, then you can add time.
6. Take out the beans with a slotted spoon, discard the pieces of roots and spice.
7. Use pods for different dishes or as a side dish. Vegetable broth can also be put into any dish, but before that you need to strain.
String beans in a slow cooker - tips and tricks
• To quickly cook frozen beans, you need to fold the product into a colander and rinse in hot water. This method will remove the frost on the pods, heat the product, the water temperature in the slow cooker will not drop so much.
• Bean pods can be pickled, they will become much more delicious. To do this, fresh or thawed sticks watered with soy sauce, butter, add garlic and various spices. Then all this needs to be stirred and left for 30-40 minutes.