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Green Beans Saute

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


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
black pepper
fresh parsley, minced


  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

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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

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