Posts tagged: Dash Pepper

Easy Fresh Green Beans

By , January 31, 2013

Gbeans 300x240 Easy Fresh Green BeansSubmitted by Kay A.

My three year old granddaughter loves these green beans. I love the fact that I can throw them in the Instant Pot and walk away. In slightly over half an hour we have healthy and tasty fresh green beans that are super soft but not mushy.

Makes 4 cups, 70 calories per cup


  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh stringless green beans, washed and ends trimmed
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 slice nitrite free bacon
  • 4-5 sliced mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper


Place all ingredients in the Instant Pot and stir to distribute the spices. Put the lid on, push the stream button and set the time for 25 minutes. (The pot will take 8 minutes to come to pressure and then cook for 25 minutes.) When beeps finished, do a quick release of pressure. Transfer the contents to a serving bowl. (Save any extra liquid for use in other recipes. My broth came from cooking chicken breasts in the Instant Pot to make enchiladas.)

These are usually a side dish. They go really well baked sweet potatoes and cornbread.


Cabbage Rolls

By , March 20, 2012

Submitted by Ron V.

Contents and Measurments:

  • 1 Large head of green cabbage.
  • 1 1/2 pounds Hamburger. Good grade.
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 cup Minute Rice
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1 large can crushed tomatoes


  • Dip cabbage in hot water to wilt. Separate into leaves for rolling.
  • Combine ingredients, burger, salt, pepper, rice cinnamon. Mix well.
  • Place about two tablespoons mixture onto leaf. Roll, tucking in the ends.
  • Place into pressure cooker. When all are rolled, pour the canned tomato over all. Press the Instant Pot “Manual” button and “-” to reduce time to 15 minutes. “Natural release” (let the pot rest after cooking cycle completes, until pressure falls and lid can be opened).

Very good! Family looks forward to this dish any time of the year!