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Green Beans Saute


Green beans and onions are lightly sauteed in only 1 tablespoon of oil.

Ingredients



1 lb
1 Tbsp
1 large
1/2 tsp
1/8 tsp
1 Tbsp
fresh or frozen green beans, cut in 1-inch pieces
vegetable oil
yellow onion, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
salt
black pepper
fresh parsley, minced
 


Directions

  1. If using fresh green beans, cook green beans in boiling water for 10-12 minutes or steam for 2-3 minutes until barely fork tender. Drain well. If using frozen green beans, thaw first.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet. Saute onion until golden.
  3. Stir in green beans, salt and pepper. Heat through.
  4. Toss with parsley before serving.
Yield: 4 servings--Serving Size: 1/4 cup

Each serving provides:

Calories: 64
Total fat: 4 g
Saturated fat: less than 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 282 mg

Source:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Please feel free to modify these recipes for any dietary needs or special diets.

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