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Green Beans with Basil

 Green Beans with Basil
These crisp-tender beans are accented with garlic, rosemary, basil, onion and celery.—Laurel Leslie, Sonora, California
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil

Directions

  • Place beans and water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook,
  • uncovered, for 7 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain; add the
  • remaining ingredients. Cover and cook for 4 minutes or until
  • vegetables are tender. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 61 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 47 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein.