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Herbed Green Beans with Onion Recipe

Herbed Green Beans with Onion Recipe

A few simple seasonings are all that's needed to dress up fresh green beans. The vibrant color is an eye-catching addition to the table.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:3-4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • 1. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the beans, onion, water and garlic. Cover and microwave on high for 4-6 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender, stirring twice; drain. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Yield: 3-4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 24 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.