- 2 pounds fresh or frozen green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
- 1 medium onion, finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- Place beans in a saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, until crisp-tender, 8-10 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir until tender, 3-5 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain beans; add to onion mixture. Cook and stir until heated through, 2-3 minutes.
3/4 cup: 76 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 10mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 5g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.