Mexican Marinated Green Beans and Jicama
Last weekend my in-laws asked us what our plans were for memorial day. Funny thing is we had no idea it was the up coming weekend. I guess this is life for busy families with kids.
How do you say yum in Spanish?
The table set for dinner with vibrant colors for food with vibrant flavors
Bella working hard on grinding down rice which was one of the many steps before you can use the stone.
I got a guacamole stone for Christmas but still have not use it since it require a lot prep work. Yesterday I decided was a good day as any so I worked hard to prepare the stone for guacamole making. I was lucky because when my poor little arms were tired, Bella took over and helped me. Now the stone is ready for use and I did use it and made and served my mango guacamole in it. I don’t know if it added any flavors but my father in-law said the guacamole tasted amazing and it sure was a fun way to serve it.
2/3 cup olive oil
3 tbs lime juice
1 tbs grated lime peel ( green only)
1 jalapeno pepper, seeds removed and chopped very fine
salt to taste
2 tbs cilantro, chopped
2 cups green beans, bottom and top removed and lightly steamed
1 cup jicama, sliced into thin stripes
Blend olive oil, lime juice, jalapeno, salt and cilantro in a large bowl and let it sit for 1 hour. Add freshly steamed green beans and jicama into the bowl and toss with dressing before serving.