Italian Green Beans

5 30 124
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 20 min 4
Italian Green Beans
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454 gm Green/yellow string beans, raw (washed, ends removed)
1 medium Yellow onion (chopped)
2 1/2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
2 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 pinch Salt (to taste)


1. In a large skillet, pour 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil enough to just coat the bottom.

2. Add onions and sauté for one minute over medium heat.

3. Add garlic and green beans, stir to coat in oil, then place a lid over the skillet, let cook for 5 minutes.

4. Stir green beans, and cover again for another 5 minutes.

5. Stir green beans again then cover for an additional 5 minutes.

6. Remove cover, stir green beans and let sauté uncovered for about 3 minutes to evaporate any water that may have accumulated in the skillet, salt to taste.


Green Beans

contain a healthy dose of iron and are high in fibre!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 124
Calories from fat 79
Calories from saturated fat 11.3
Total Fat 8.8 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.3 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 46 mg
Potassium 291 mg
Total Carbohydrate 10.5 g
Dietary Fiber 3.6 g
Sugars 4.8 g
Protein 2.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Vegetables 2.2

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