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Garlic 'n Onion Green Beans

Cooked Green Beans

Garlic 'n Onion Green Beans is a very healthful side dish that comes together in no time! Use fresh or frozen green beans.


2 pounds fresh or frozen green beans, cut into 1 inch pieces
1 medium onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon olive oil


Place beans in a saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil.

Cook, uncovered, for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp tender.

Meanwhile, in a skillet, saute onion and garlic in oil until tender. Drain beans; add to onion mixture. Cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 6 servings.
Serving size: 1 serving
Calories: 78; Total Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 10mg; Carbohydrates: 13g; Protein: 3g; Fiber: 2g

Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 vegetable, 1/2 fat

Did You Know?

The Bible makes reference to green bean consumption, and green beans have even been found in pre-Columbian tombs and the Egyptian pyramids. It's been said that the Egyptians had temples dedicated to green beans, worshipping them as a symbol of life.

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