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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 81.3
  • Total Fat: 3.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 310.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.6 g
  • Protein: 2.5 g

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Green Beans Sauté


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Introduction

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

Ingredients

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

Directions

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





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  • Incredible!
    22 of 22 people found this review helpful
    I already love green beans but these were great. I added some minced fresh garlic and left out the parsley as I didn't have any. - 4/22/08

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  • Incredible!
    16 of 16 people found this review helpful
    We added soy sauce & 3 cloves of chopped garlic and my hubby said he could eat a whole plate by itself. Yummo! - 1/22/08

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    We've been doing this with garlic for years; adding onions is a plus! Delicious! - 4/14/08

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  • 9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I also added a tablespoon of toasted sesame seeds on them after cooking, very good recipe, Thanks - 3/23/07

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I make these ALL the time. The blanching is SO essential to getting the proper texture. I also like to add mushrooms and or minced garlic. Love love love sauteed green beans :) - 4/14/08

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Delicious, I couldn't believe how good it was. I love recipes that use simple ingredient and taste great. Thanks! - 10/11/07

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Use garlic! I am not a fan of these beans and these were a great way to eat them! - 4/20/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Very simple and tasted very good! I left out the parsley, because I didn't have any on hand, it was still good. I will make this again. - 4/21/08

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I used a can of whole green beans and added chopped garlic when the onion was cooking. I loved this and will make it again. - 1/14/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    These are absolutely yummy, and I'm not a huge fan of green beeans! - 8/6/07

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made this for me and my mother as we are both trying to lose weight. MY WHOLE FAMILY ATE THIS UP. It was delicious. - 6/12/07

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    My only problem with this recipe is the 12 minute boiling time suggested. If placed in rapidly boiling water, 7 minutes works every time for a cooked but firm bean. - 10/17/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    a great alternative to the same old boring boiled/steamed green beans. And my husband enjoyed them! - 3/16/07

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I make this already, but I also use fresh mushrooms and a little parmesean cheese at the end. - 9/8/09

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Was very yummy! I also added a clove of garlic in with the onions. - 11/30/07

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I'm not much of a green bean eater; however, this recipe did them justice! It was quick and easy, and most of all, healthy! - 7/1/07

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Really easy and really tasty!! I also love garlic so I add some chopped fresh garlic to this some times. - 3/15/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Really great, so easy. I also mixed in almond slices at the end of cooking. - 1/9/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    With garlic, yes!! - 12/23/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I love green beans and make this often. - 9/12/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    this is great - 9/5/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    awesome!!!!!!!! - 5/25/09

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  • Good
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Its better done with garlic - 4/14/08

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I generally cook all my vegetables this way. I also use cilantro too, and maybe a bit of garlic. - 3/20/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe! It's very simple to make, but soooo good! - 3/26/07

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