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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 104.1
  • Total Fat: 7.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 298.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.4 g
  • Protein: 2.6 g

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Lemon & Basil Green Beans

Submitted by: STRIKERMOM5

Introduction

Please read the ingredient list thoroughly; there are some subtle differences between what is listed for sake of nutrition vs. the way the item is presented. Please read the ingredient list thoroughly; there are some subtle differences between what is listed for sake of nutrition vs. the way the item is presented.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 lb green beans
    2 tsp EVOO (or butter; not caluclated for butter)
    3 large thinly sliced shallots
    1/2 tsp Splenda (or sugar; not calculated for sugar)
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/4 tsp white pepper
    2 tsp grated lemon zest
    1/4 cup thinly sliced basil leaves (chiffonade)
    lemon wedges, for garnish

Tips

This also works well with brocolli rabe, zucchini or carrots.


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Directions

1) Bring 1/2 in of water to boil in 10" in covered non-stick skillet. Add green beans; simmer, convered, over medium-low heat until tender/crips, @8 minutes. Drain in colander.

2) Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add shallots & sugar; cook until softened & golden, about 2 min. Add salt, pepper, and green beans. Cook, stirring until heated through, about 2 min.

3) remove skillet from heat; stir in lemon-zest and basil. Spoon onto serving plate. Garnish with lemon wedges, if desired & serve immediatel.

Serving Size: 4 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user STRIKERMOM5.






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