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Green Beans Provencale

 Green Beans Provencale
Garlic, tomatoes and olive oil are wonderful ingredients often found in Southern French cooking. In this dish, they complement the green beans perfectly. Paula Wharton — El Paso, Texas
5 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallot
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1-1/2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh or 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Place beans in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in.
  • of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 4-5 minutes or until
  • crisp-tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the onions, shallot, garlic and
  • rosemary in oil until vegetables are tender. Add the green beans,
  • tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper; saute 2-3 minutes longer or until
  • heated through. Yield: 5 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 70 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 248 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber,

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Green Beans Provencale (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.