Sizzled Mung Beans with Crispy Prosciutto

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Prep Cook Servings
15 min 30 min 6
Sizzled Mung Beans with Crispy Prosciutto
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4 cup Mung beans, boiled, canned
1/2 tsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
5 slice Prosciutto (shredded)
2 tsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
1 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
2 tsp Sage, ground (fresh)
1 dash Salt
1 dash Black pepper (to taste)
4 tbsp Pine nuts, dried (toasted)
1 1/2 tsp Lemon peel (zest) (freshly grated)
1 tsp Lemon juice
1 dash Salt
1 dash Black pepper


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, add the mung beans and return the water to a boil. Simmer until tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain the beans and set them aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add prosciutto and cook, stirring occasionally, until crispy, 4 to 5 minutes. Drain and pat dry on a paper towel.
  3. Wipe out the pan with a piece of paper towel and heat the remaining oil over medium heat. Add the beans, garlic, sage, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally until the beans start to brown, 3 to 4 minutes. 
  4. Stir in the pine nuts, lemon zest, and prosciutto.
  5. Squeeze in the lemon juice and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve from the pan, or transfer to your favorite serving dish. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 206
Calories from fat 63
Calories from saturated fat 10.3
Total Fat 7.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.1 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.8 g
Cholesterol 8.8 mg
Sodium 435 mg
Potassium 462 mg
Total Carbohydrate 27.2 g
Dietary Fiber 10.7 g
Sugars 3.0 g
Protein 13.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 0.2
Meat Alternative 1.1
Vegetables 1.3

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