Parmesan-Garlic Butter Green Beans

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Ingredients

4
cups frozen whole green beans
2
tablespoons butter
1
small clove garlic, finely chopped
1
tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Cook green beans as directed on bag to desired doneness--except do not season to taste; drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Add garlic; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until garlic is tender.
  • 3 Pour garlic butter over cooked green beans; stir to coat. Sprinkle with cheese; toss gently.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Garlic can burn quickly, and give a harsh, disagreeable flavor. To prevent garlic from burning, cook it briefly over medium-low heat.

Fresh Parmesan cheese can be substituted for the grated Parmesan. Sprinkle additional cheese on the dish as a garnish.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
7%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
50mg
2%
Potassium
80mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
2g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.