The Women’s Guild of St. David Armenian Church in Boca
Raton, FL has a special way of observing michink,or mid-lent – with a potluck dinner. This year our dinner will be held on Wednesday, March 13th
in Mardigian Fellowship Hall. Each guild member is asked to bring a Lenten recipe
large enough to serve 6 people. Attendees eagerly sample a wide variety of tasty,
healthy Lenten recipes, while enjoying the camaraderie of everyone present.
the Very Rev. Father Nareg Berberian.
planning to contribute one of the following green bean recipes; I haven’t
decided which yet.
|Fresh Green Beans|
A fresh and delicious way to prepare green beans.
Beans with Orange Dressing
green beans, stems trimmed and cut in half
grated orange zest
freshly ground black pepper
unsalted pistachios, chopped
thinly sliced fresh mint leaves (or 1 tsp. dried mint, crushed)
2. In a small bowl, whisk together orange zest, juice, salt and
3. Place green beans in a serving bowl; toss with orange dressing.
4.Garnish with a sprinkling of pistachios and mint. Serve hot or at room
A reliable stand-by recipe.
heat. Sautė onions and garlic until the onions become translucent. Reduce heat
to low. Add the beans, cover, and cook for about 15 – 20 minutes, stirring
every few minutes to prevent burning. (At this point no liquid has been added.)
Mix well; cover and cook on low for 30 minutes till the green beans are tender.