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Green Beans Saute Recipe

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Green beans saute with delicately seasoned onions lightly sauteed in only one tablespoon of oil, keeping fat content down.

Green Beans Saute

Recipe Ingredients

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

Recipe Directions

If using fresh green beans, cook green beans in boiling water for 10 to 12 minutes or steam for 2 to 3 minutes until barely fork tender. Drain well.

If using frozen green beans, thaw first. Heat oil in a large skillet. Saute onion until golden. Stir in green beans, salt and pepper. Heat through. Toss with parsley before serving.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 3/4 cup
Calories: 64; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated fat: less than 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 282mg

To Blanch or Boil Green Beans:

Wash and trim beans. Put beans in saucepan and cover with water. Remove beans and set side. Bring water to a boil, and drop beans, one handful at a time, into water so that the water continues to boil. Cook to the desired doneness, 3 to 8 minutes. Drain and serve while the beans are still crisp-tender, or add them to another dish for further cooking.

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