Buttery Basil Beans Recipe
I grow green beans and basil and I thought I'd try combining the two. The results were yummy, particularly since the beans remain crisp and fresh tasting.—Bernadette Bennett, Waco, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings
- 4 cups water
- 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
- 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
- 1 to 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- 3/4 teaspoon dried basil
- 1. In a large saucepan, bring water and bouillon to a boil. Add the beans. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Stir in butter and basil. Yield: 6 servings.
1 serving equals 49 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 159 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.
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