Simple Green Beans

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 10 min 2
Simple Green Beans
Health Rating

Ingredients


3 cup Green/yellow string beans, raw (both ends trimmed)
1/4 cup Water, filtered
2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1/4 cup Slivered almonds (optional)

Instructions


1. Put the water and beans in a saute pan over medium heat and cover. cook for 5 minutes.

2. Uncover and add olive oil, garlic and optional almonds and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes.

 

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 268
Calories from fat 186
Calories from saturated fat 22.3
Total Fat 20.6 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 14.2 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 14.1 mg
Potassium 444 mg
Total Carbohydrate 14.6 g
Dietary Fiber 5.8 g
Sugars 6.0 g
Protein 6.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat Alternative 0.4
Vegetables 2.8

Energy sources


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Notes:

The beans can be blanched ahead.

Just throw them in an ice bath once they are initially steamed, but before you cook with garlic.

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