Green Bean Sauté
Green beans and onions are lightly sautéed in only 1 tablespoon of oil.
Number of Servings: 4 -- Service Size 3/4 cup
1 lb fresh or frozen green beans, cut in 1-inch pieces
1 Tbsp vegetable oil
1 large yellow onion, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
1/2 tsp salt
1/8 tsp black pepper
1 Tbsp 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. If using frozen green beans, thaw first.
- Heat oil in a large skillet. Sauté onion until golden.
- Stir in green beans, salt and pepper. Heat through.
- Toss with parsley before serving.
Each serving provides:
Total fat: 4 g
Saturated fat: less than 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 282 mg
Recipe Source: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute