Green Beans Saute

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

  • 1 lb fresh or frozen green beans, cut in 1-inch pieces
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  • 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

1. 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.

2. Heat oil in a large skillet. Sauté onion until golden.

3. Stir in green beans, salt and pepper. Heat through.

4. Toss with parsley before serving.

Yield: 4 servings--Serving Size: 3/4 cup

Each serving provides:

Calories: 64
Total fat: 4 g
Saturated fat: less than 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 282 mg

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