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Broccoli Green Beans

Low Fat Recipe

Healthful side dish of Broccoli Green Beans. To serve, drizzle sauce on each plate and top with hot green beans and broccoli.

Broccoli Green Beans


Green Sauce Ingredients:
2 cups tightly packed fresh spinach leaves
1/2 cup low sodium vegetable broth
1/4 teaspoon low sodium soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
2 teaspoons rice wine vinegar or white vinegar
1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger (optional)

Other Ingredients:
2 cups green beans, sliced into bite-sized pieces (use fresh or frozen)
2 cups broccoli florets, cut into bite-sized pieces (use fresh or frozen)

Recipe Directions

Puree green sauce ingredients in the blender until the sauce is bright and very smooth.

Meanwhile, use the stove or microwave to steam green beans and broccoli just until each is bright green and tender-crisp.

To serve, drizzle some green sauce on each plate and top with 1/4 cup pile of hot green beans and 1/4 cup pile of hot broccoli.

Recipe Note

This recipe can be made ahead and stored in an airtight container for up to three weeks in the refrigerator or at room temperature.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories: 54; Carbohydrate: 8g; Protein: 3g; Fat: 2g; Saturated fat: 0; Cholesterol: 0; Sodium: 133mg; Fiber: 2g