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Cooking greens or legumes without meat

Prepare greens or legumes for cooking as usual.

Option 1

Mince one small onion (1 teaspoon of powered or minced dried onion)

Mince 3 cloves of garlic (1 teaspoon of powered or minced dried garlic)

Salt and pepper

¼ to 1/3 cup of butter or olive oil

Pinch of powered mustard (optional)

1 teaspoon of dried basil (optional)

1 teaspoon of dried parsley (optional)

½ teaspoon of paprika

In a heavy pot, sauté the above ingredients over a low flame stirring constantly to avoid scorching or sticking.   Add water, dried peas or beans or greens and cook as usual.

Option 2

1 or 2 vegetable of mushroom bouillon cube dissolve in one to two cups of boiling water.   Reduce water by one or two cups based on how many bouillon cubes being used.   Add greens or legumes and cook as usual.

 

Option 3

McKay's chicken or beef seasoning.   Dissolve 1 or 2 tablespoon of seasoning mix in 1 or 2 cups of water.   Reduce water by one or two cups based on how much seasoning mix used.   Add greens or legumes and cook as usual.