Beans, rich in proteins, occupy a special place in our menu. Being tasty and nutritious, it refers to those products that are called “a storehouse of nutrients.”
Many dishes are prepared from it. As an example, one can cite the well-known Ukrainian borsch with beans, cutlets, pies stuffed with this product, vinaigrette, lobio.
During fasting, this vegetable crop is fully capable of replacing meat and fish, and therefore is particularly popular in the diet of fasting believers.
In this article, we will consider those versions of dishes in which beans are prepared with meat.
Beans with meat. Best Recipes
Recipe 1: Beans with meat in pots
Tasty and nutritious dish made from natural products - what you need to feed the family. When serving, put in each pot a sprig of dill, it will decorate the dish and give it extra flavor.
- beans (300 g);
- as much meat;
- onions (2 pcs.);
- vegetable oil (for roasting meat);
- carrots (3 pcs.);
- garlic (3 cloves);
Beans for this dish should be washed and soaked. It is advisable to do this the night before to leave it soaked overnight. Variety of beans does not matter.
The water in which the beans otmokala, you need to pour, pour a new one and put on fire. Pour water from the calculation: on a glass of beans - two glasses of water. It is advisable to cook it in a pot with thick walls. It is necessary to bring to half-ready, it will take about two hours.
At the end of cooking, the beans should be thrown back into a colander. The water in which it is boiled should be kept.
Onions, carrots need to be cleaned, cut into small cubes.
Wash and cut the meat. The form of cutting - small cubes.
Heat the oil in the pan, put the meat in there. Fry, stirring, until golden brown. Add the onions to the meat, stew together until the onions become transparent. Put meat and onions on the bottom of pots, on top - beans.
The top layer should be a carrot.
It's time to recall the broth, which was cooked beans. It needs to be salted, pepper, add chopped garlic. Pour the contents of the pots with this broth, cover them tightly with lids and send to bake. In the oven, heated to 180 degrees, full readiness of the dish comes in 40 minutes.
Recipe 2: Beans with meat in a slow cooker
One of the options for a delicious weekend meal. Beans with vegetables and meat cooked in a slow cooker are tasty and healthy.
- meat (0.5 kg);
- Tomato (3 pcs.);
- one sweet pepper, onion and carrots;
- beans (two glasses);
- vegetable oil (for roasting meat);
- water (three glasses);
- seasonings, salt.
Beans must be prepared in advance. Preparation is that it needs to be washed, pour cold water. Stand so she should not less than six hours, ideally - all night.
In the slow cooker, turn on “Baking” mode, fold meat into it. His before laying you need to rinse, chop. Stirring, wait for the appearance of golden brown.
Peel and chop the onion and carrot: grate the carrot and cut the onion.
Add these vegetables to the roasted meat, fry all together. Readiness landmark - clear bow.
Washed tomatoes pour boiling water, it will help to remove the skin.
Pepper and tomatoes cut, add to the slow cooker, fry all together.
For the meat with vegetables, put the beans, previously reclined in a colander.
Pour boiling water, sprinkle with salt and spices.
The final stage of cooking delicious beans - it must be stewed. Therefore, you should turn on the mode “Stewing” and wait until the dish is ready for at least three hours.
Recipe 3: Beans with meat and cucumbers
Beans, supplemented with tender chicken meat, juicy vegetables, flavored with pickled cucumbers - this is a hearty lunch and a hearty dinner for the whole family. Ingredients Required:
- Chicken fillet (500 g);
- tomatoes (4 pcs.);
- beans (two glasses);
- carrots, pickled cucumbers, onions, sweet peppers - 2 pieces each;
- vegetable oil;
- garlic (2 cloves).
Beans, as usual, washed and pour cold water, leave overnight.
Boil until done. Do not forget that the water in which the beans were soaked should be drained.
While the beans are boiled, and she does it for a long time, they cook meat.
Chicken fillet should be washed, finely cut, sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Fry until golden brown in vegetable oil.
Put it to the cooked beans.
Cut the carrots, peppers, tomatoes, onions. All these vegetables fry in vegetable oil.
Send them there too, to the beans.
The entire set of ingredients is assembled in a saucepan, it remains only to sprinkle to taste with salt, pepper.
Stew them for about five minutes, then put the sliced pickled cucumbers and garlic there.
Feeding, sprinkle with fresh fragrant herbs.
Recipe 4: String beans with meat (pork) in a pot
- pork (500 g);
- as much, (500 g), beans;
- mushrooms (250 g);
- egg (1 pc.);
- onions and tomatoes - two pieces each;
- grated cheese (3 tbsp. l.);
- the same sour cream - 3 tbsp. l .;
- flour and tomato paste (one tablespoon);
- salt and pepper - as always - to taste.
Pork cut into small cubes and fry first, separately, and then together with chopped tomatoes and onions. Meat fry until half cooked.
Bean pods free from fibers, cut in half and lay on top of the meat.
Pour all the boiling water by adding salt and pepper.
Put the stew on low fire.
Meanwhile, chop the mushrooms, add to them an egg, sour cream, tomato paste, flour and simmer everything together.
Beans with meat combined with stewed mushrooms and put in shape. The most suitable form in this case will be a ceramic pot. Put grated cheese on the surface of the beans and bake in a hot oven.
As a result of all these simple manipulations, a tasty dish with an appetizing golden crust is obtained.
Beans with meat - tips from experienced chefs
When buying beans, pay attention to its appearance: there should be no traces of mold, rot, and various damages on the fruits.
Prefer raw beans, although you have to spend time on its cooking. In canned too much salt.
Beans can be boiled in advance and store it in the freezer. In this case, it will always be “in the wings”, and you can cook a dish with it at any time.
For storing beans it is best to use dishes with a fairly tight lid, and it is best to keep them in a cool and dark place.
Beans, like all legumes, causes increased gas formation. Significantly reducing it helps to soak the beans, if you spend at least half a day on it. Cook it also needs to be correct. The first water immediately after boiling should be drained and pour the beans with cold water, adding a couple of spoons of vegetable oil. Boil in this water should be on low heat without stirring. Salt at the end of cooking.
Do not forget that there are many purines in beans. And this means that it is impossible to use it for older people and those suffering from a number of diseases. Such diseases include peptic ulcer, nephritis, gastritis, gout, cholecystitis, pancreatitis.