This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fresh From Florida. All opinions are 100% mine.
Just because it’s December doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy fresh produce. Here’s a brilliant side dish to enjoy that you can prepare with Fresh From Florida ingredients …
Florida Snap Beans with Caramelized Onions and Mushrooms!
There’s nothing more gorgeous than a dish prepared with colorful veggies, and for this recipe it’s full of beautiful bright green Fresh From Florida snap beans, which are available and in season from November through May, which means you can enjoy them right now.
In fact, in December you can enjoy a variety of Fresh From Florida foods, all you have to look for is the Fresh From Florida logo. Some of their in season offerings for December include: mushrooms, squash, tomatoes, bell peppers, avocados, tangerines, grapefruits and STRAWBERRIES (yes, I’m partial) … and this amazing list goes on.
To be greatly inspired, you can find their recipes, such as Florida Green Beans and/or Squash, and other in season quality ingredients at Fresh From Florida. You can show them some social media love and Like Fresh From Florida on Facebook or Follow Fresh From Florida on Twitter.
So the next time you are dining out or in that produce section of your local grocer (squeezing the fruit), don’t forget to look for the Fresh From Florida Logo to be assured of fresh, quality ingredients. Remember to support local!
Here’s a wonderful dish made to please, Florida Snap Beans with Caramelized Onions & Mushrooms! Nice.
1 pound Florida snap beans, stems trimmed
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 large onions, peeled and sliced
16 large Florida button mushrooms, rinsed and sliced
sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
4 cloves garlic, chopped fine
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
Preheat a large sauté pan over medium-high heat.
Add 1 tablespoon olive oil to the preheated sauté pan.
Add sliced onions to pan and cook them for 3 to 5 minutes until almost caramelized.
Add the green beans and garlic to the pan and continue to cook ingredients for another 3 to 4 minutes until the green beans are almost to desired tenderness.
Add mushrooms, Worcestershire sauce and butter. Cook another 2 minutes.
Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and fresh ground pepper to taste.
Remove from heat and serve warm.
Serves 4 – 6
Stacey is a Southern girl with a taste for travel, thriving on the discovery of the world through food. After spending many years traveling and living overseas, she’s now back home in her beloved deep south enjoying life with her three little ones and loving the adventure. She’s a food stylist and food photographer, as well as, the creative behind Little Figgy Food, where she loves to inspire others to try new flavors and foodie techniques.