Green Beans with Julienned Carrots


Fresh flavors and bright colors.

Prep time:  10 minutes
Cook time:  10 minutes
Serves:  6-8 as a side dish

2-3 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup fresh sage leaves, or 2 tsp dried
1 pound carrots, scraped and julienned
1 pound green beans, cleaned
salt to taste
pepper to taste

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add the sage leaves and cook for one minute, stirring. Add the carrots and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add the beans and continue to cook and stir for another 5 minutes or until the beans and carrots are tender crisp.  Serve, seasoning to taste with salt and pepper.

Variation: Use broccoli or cauliflower florets in this mix (add them with the carrots).

 Photo and recipe by Tod Dimmick

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