Smoked Pepper Green Beans With Shiitake Mushrooms

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by Yoli Ouiya on March 12, 2013

1 pound green beans, end stems snapped off
1/2 cup shiitake mushrooms, sliced
2 tsp coconut oil
2 tsp olive oil
1/4 tsp smoked paprika
1/4 tsp garlic granules
1 garlic clove
1/4+ cup water
salt to taste, pepper optional


1. In large skillet, heat up coconut oil on medium. Add green beans and stir. Let cooked for 3 minutes.
2. Add water and cover pot. Cook for 3 more minutes. Remove cover and cook until water has evaporated completely.
3. Add olive oil, shiitake mushroom, paprika, garlics and salt to taste. Stir until beans are coated in the mixture, cover, and cook for 5-7 minutes or until beans are lightly browned.
4. Serve.

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Yoli Ouiya is a Green & Healthy Living Expert, Green Chef, Publisher and Editor in Chief of She is noted as the “Queen of Green” by Black Enterprise Magazine, and currently operates a boutique eco-lifestyle outfit Yoli’s Green Living Group. Black Enterprise included Yoli in its “Top 20 National Bloggers” of 2012, was named ‘Best in Green Living” by, and listed as “Top 17 Black Woman Bloggers to Watch in 2013″ bu With a certification in Plant Based Nutrition from Cornell, she offers workshops, lectures, and organizes a variety of eco-chic green themed events in New York. She is currently on the board of directors for The New York Coalition for Healthy School Food, a health and nutrition specialist for Harlem Children’s Zone, and co-authoring a book slated for completion Spring 2014.

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