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Quick Garlic Green Beans

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

Here's a quick-and-easy treatment for fresh green beans that calls for just a handful of ingredients. Everyone who eats them loves them. —Howard Levine of Arleta, California

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

Directions

  1. Place beans and enough water to cover in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Toss beans with garlic, salt and pepper. Drizzle with oil. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 61 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 298mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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