Dilly Beans

Enjoy this easy and flavorful green bean dish that's tossed with dill weeds - a perfect side to accompany any meal.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups water
2
cups whole fresh green beans
2
tablespoons chopped fresh dill weed
1/4
cup thinly sliced onion
1/3
cup white wine vinegar
2
teaspoons canola or soybean oil
1/2
teaspoon sugar
2
cloves garlic, sliced
1/8
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling. Add beans. Cover and cook about 3 minutes or until bright green but still crisp; drain.
  • 2 In medium bowl, toss beans, dill weed and onion.
  • 3 In 1-quart saucepan, mix vinegar, oil, sugar, garlic and red pepper flakes. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour over green beans; mix well.
  • 4 Cover and refrigerate 20 minutes or until serving.

Expert Tips

Let them play with their food! The beans are long and a bit hard to pick up with a fork, so let the kids have a little fun with their fingers while they're snacking.

"We eat a lot of vegetables at our house and I like them. Potatoes, baby carrots, cucumbers, corn, green peppers and green beans are my favorties." Carlon O. age 14

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
45
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
5mg
5%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.