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Green Beans Saute

Green beans

Green beans and onions are lightly sauteed in only 1 tablespoon of oil.


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


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

Note: 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

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

Did You Know?

Green Beans have been an important part of the human diet for thousands of years.

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