How to Cook Perfect Sig's Spinach and Bean Duo

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  • Mar 06, 2020

Sig's Spinach and Bean Duo.

Sig's  Spinach and Bean Duo You can have Sig's Spinach and Bean Duo using 14 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Sig's Spinach and Bean Duo

  1. Prepare 350 grams of drained weight, fresh, wilted chopped spinach or use 1 can spinach leaves drained weight about 300 -350 grams.
  2. Prepare 1 can of about 300 grams of beans of choice (butter beans, kidney, black or black eyed, cannellini, lima or use mixed beans).
  3. It’s 1 large of onion, finely chopped.
  4. It’s 1 pinch of ground nutmeg.
  5. It’s 2 tbsp of olive oil.
  6. It’s 1/4 cup of water ,If needed only as the spinach should still be wet and give enough liquid to simmer.
  7. You need 1 tsp of flat leaf parsley, dried.
  8. It’s 1 pinch of smoked paprika.
  9. It’s 1 pinch of cayenne pepper.
  10. You need 1 pinch of turmeric.
  11. It’s 1 pinch of fenugreek.
  12. You need 1/2 tsp of salt or salt substitute or to taste..
  13. It’s 1 packages of couscous, flavour of choice, that serves 2-3 people.
  14. Prepare 2 tbsp of dried, chopped mushrooms or sun dried tomato (optional).

Sig's Spinach and Bean Duo step by step

  1. In pan heat oil , saute your finely chopped onion until the slightly brown . Drain the spinach well , squeezing out the liquid gently. Add the spinach heat through but do not overcook it will lose vitamins and the colour should still be a nice green.
  2. Rinse the beans in a sieve under cold water from tap , add to spinach.
  3. Slowly add the water if needed. Simmer for about 10-15 minutes depending on bean size and consistency that you prefer.
  4. Add the seasonings of pepper , paprika, turmeric, fenugreek, flat leaf parsley (better flavour ) and nutmeg.
  5. Add the salt towards the end as using it from start can prevent the beans to soften or serve salt at the table..
  6. Prepare the couscous according to package instructions or by making one yourself that you prefer . I use plain and I add dried mushrooms to mine or sun dried tomato.
  7. Serve the spinach and bean dish over the couscous or mix in well with the couscous.
  8. If you don't like couscous try serving this with rice or pasta.

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