Green Beans Ole
Low Carbohydrate Diet
Green Beans Ole adds a fiesta flair to your green beans! Bell pepper and tomatoes seasoned with basil, rosemary and pepper. Very healthy and very good. Green Beans are a good source of fiber and vitamin C and also contain calcium, magnesium, zinc and Vitamin A. Also is a source of folate which supports DNA synthesis and new cell formation.
3 cups green beans cut in 1-inch pieces
1/2 cup yellow bell pepper, chopped
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil
2 medium tomatoes, peeled and chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried basil, crushed
1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
Place cut up green beans in a microwave-safe covered dish with a small amount of water until crisp-tender, approximately 10-12 minutes. Drain thoroughly.
While the beans are cooking, saute the bell pepper and onion in olive or vegetable oil until tender but not brown.
Add the chopped tomatoes, salt, basil, rosemary, and pepper to the bell pepper-onion mixture.
Stir in the cooked green beans and continue cooking until everything is heated through.
Yield: 6 Servings
Calories: 28; Fat: trace; Calories from fat: 8.3-percent; Protein: 1g; Carbohydrates: 6g; Fiber: 2g; Cholesterol: 0; Sodium: 282mg
Exchanges: 1 Vegetable
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