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Lemon Herb Green Beans

Low Fat Recipe - Fight the Fat!


Seasoned green beans make a great side dish for almost any main course. Herbs add great taste while fresh lemon peel keeps the green color bright.

Recipe Ingredients

1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans
2 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon oregano leaves
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel

Recipe Directions

Green Beans

Rinse and trim green beans. Add beans to boiling salted water. Cook, uncovered, on medium-high heat 7 minutes. Drain.

Return beans to saucepan. Stir in remaining ingredients. Let stand 5 minutes.

Nutrition information per serving:
Yield: 8 servings
Calories: 59
Fat: 3g
Protein: 2g
Carbohydrate: 6g
Cholesterol: 8mg
Sodium: 36mg
Fiber: 3g

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