Garlic and Herb Green Beans

Are you “bean” good about eating your veggies? Try this flavorful new way to prepare the basic.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
pound green beans
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
2
teaspoons chopped fresh oregano leaves or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
teaspoon finely chopped garlic
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup pitted Kalamata olive, cut in half

  • 1 Place beans in 1 inch of water in 2-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  • 2 Heat butter, oregano, garlic and salt in same saucepan over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes. Add beans and olives; toss to coat.

Expert Tips

Save a few minutes of prep by using ready-to-use chopped garlic.

Use a combination of green and yellow beans for a colorful touch.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
50
(
Calories from Fat
25 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 g
3 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
5 mg
5 %;
Sodium
170 mg
170 %;
Total Carbohydrate
5 g
5 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
1 g
1 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.