Saute of Green Beans

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 70.8
  • Total Fat: 3.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 7.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.9 g
  • Protein: 2.3 g

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Introduction

In the south some cooks prefer their green beans(or string beans) "cooked down" with a huge hunk of salt pork which turns them into near mush! Yuck! I prefer a "crisp-tender, lighter flavor flor my green beans and this recipe gives them just that. 1/2 tsp salt can be added to this recipe which will bring the sodium content to 298.5 mg/serv.
Because blanching may be unknown territory for some, I've included this information in a link. I hope it helps!
http://www.ehow.com/how_2282820_blanch
-green-beans.html
In the south some cooks prefer their green beans(or string beans) "cooked down" with a huge hunk of salt pork which turns them into near mush! Yuck! I prefer a "crisp-tender, lighter flavor flor my green beans and this recipe gives them just that. 1/2 tsp salt can be added to this recipe which will bring the sodium content to 298.5 mg/serv.
Because blanching may be unknown territory for some, I've included this information in a link. I hope it helps!
http://www.ehow.com/how_2282820_blanch
-green-beans.html

Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 lb fresh green beans, cleaned and trimmed
    1 shallot, chopped
    1 Tbsp EVOO(extra virgin olive oil)
    1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
    1/2 tsp salt(optional)
    1/4 tsp black pepper

Directions

Blanch green beans until crisp-tender. Rinse under cold water. Heat EVOO in large skillet, saute shallot, add herbs, salt(if using),and black pepper. Add green beans and toss to coat. Add more oil if needed. Saute until hot.

MAKES 4 SERVINGS

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LADYPHOENIX61.

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