Braised Portuguese Sausage and Blue Lake Green Beans

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place fine herbs, bay leaves, juniper berries and black peppercorns in cheesecloth and tie with string.
  • In a large braising pan melt butter, add Portugese sausage, Maui onions and saute' sausage until brown. Add fine herbs, season with sea salt and black pepper. Add garlic and saute' about a minute.
  • Add 1/2 cup Riesling Wine and reduce by one-half.
  • Add vegetable stock, green beans, potatoes and wine. Bring to a full boil and reduce to a slow simmer covered. Braise 45-minutes to 1 hour or until beans and potatoes are tender.
  • Season to taste with fine sea salt and fresh ground black pepper.
  • Serve in warm bowls.
  • Garnish with chopped Fresh Chopped Parsley.
  • *Chef's Note: Riesling Wine from Bay Bridge Vineyard 2009.
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