Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Green Beans will Help to Lose Weight

Green Beans will Help to Lose WeightGreen beans - a real godsend for people, who want to lose weight. Green bean-pods have very useful fiber. Like all legumes, bean is rich in vegetable protein. Vegetarian menu contains this remarkable product necessarily. The minerals, contained in the green beans, improve functions of liver, kidney and lung. Due to the presence of calcium in the bean, it is recommended during pregnancy and menopause. Green beans contain iron, vitamins C, A, PP and Group B.

Green beans satiate you with a small portion, enrich your organism with vitamins and minerals, protein and fiber, going well with many products. And finally the main property of this vegetable is that green mean has only 34 calories in 100 grams!

To eat raw bean-pods is not recommended. It’s better to eat them stewed, boiled or poached. You need to boil green beans no more than 15 minutes on medium heat. Broth of green beans can be used as a broth for the vegetable soup. Here you can find some simple recipes.

Salad for breakfast. This salad can be made from green beans and also from French beans. It can be both a garnish and a separate dish. Boil the beans, spread on a platter, sprinkle with pepper, fine salt, and decorate with sliced rings of onions and sprigs of green. Season salad with special dressing of 3% vinegar and vegetable oil.

Soup with green beans. Put sliced potatoes in boiling water and boil until half ready. Then add some shredded cabbage and green beans, sorrel, fried onion, salt and spices. Cook until readiness. Put half a hard-boiled egg in the plate with soup. Beautiful, tasty, easy!

Tomato soup with greens. Chop onion, carrots and garlic. Heat the oil in the pot and fry all ingridients. Cut fresh tomatoes into cubes, add to the pot. Also put beans in the pot. Dilute to desired consistency with water and cook 10-15 minutes. At the end add the chopped coriander, salt and pepper.