Italian Style Green Beans Recipe
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Italian Style Green Beans Recipe

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Fresh green beans and mushrooms star in this pretty dish from Gloria Warczak of Cedarburg, Wisconsin. Lightly coated with olive oil, lemon and basil, the beans are cooked to perfection.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 46 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 79 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. Place beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet, saute mushrooms in oil until crisp-tender; stir in the beans. Sprinkle with basil, lemon peel, sugar, salt and pepper. Cook and stir until combined. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Italian-Style Green Beans in Light & Tasty February/March 2007, p58

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 46 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 79 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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