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Green Bean Medley

 Green Bean Medley
Onion, celery and carrots add additional color and crunch to this basic green bean side dish. I use savory grown in my garden in this recipe.—Janice Cox, Smithfield, Kentucky
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, halved
  • 1 medium onion, cut into rings
  • 1 celery rib, sliced
  • 2 to 3 carrots, cut into 2-inch strips
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons minced fresh savory or 2 to 3 teaspoons dried savory
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup water

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine all ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce
  • heat; cover and simmer for 5-10 minutes or until vegetables are
  • tender, stirring occasionally. Remove with a slotted spoon to a
  • serving bowl. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (prepared without added salt) equals 41 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 20 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 vegetable.