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Herbed Beans and Carrots Recipe

Herbed Beans and Carrots Recipe

A tasty blend of seasonings accents the fresh flavor of this quick, crisp-crunchy side dish.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1/2 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 3 medium carrots, julienned
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning


  • 1. Place the beans and carrots in a microwave-safe 8-in. square dish. Add water. Cover and microwave on high for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Stir in the butter and seasonings. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 63 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 216mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 77171
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2011

"This was ok. However, if I make it again I will use the stovetop instead of the microwave. I didn't like the texture of the beans cooked this way, but the herb mixture was delicious."

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