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Green Bean Side Dish

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

4 servings

Garlic infuses a delicate flavor in these extremely fresh and versatile beans that would be a great side dish for any entrée at all.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring the beans, garlic and water to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until tender. Drain. Stir in the oil, oregano, salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 94 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 301mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 vegetable, 1 fat.

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