Garlic and Herb Green Beans

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 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

Steps

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  • 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.

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Tips

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.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

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

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