Microwave Herbed Green Beans Recipe
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Microwave Herbed Green Beans Recipe

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Rosemary and basil complement green beans, celery and onion in this savory side dish from Ruth Andrewson of Peck, Idaho. "My mother always cooked with fresh herbs from her garden," she writes. "Now I find myself doing the same."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

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

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 45 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 28 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place the beans and water in a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 3 to 4-1/2 minutes or until tender; set aside. In another dish, combine the remaining ingredients. Cover and cook on high for 1-1/2 minutes or until onion is tender. Drain beans. Drizzle with onion mixture; toss to coast. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Herbed Green Beans in Quick Cooking September/October 2000, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 45 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 28 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 30, 2009

was not the highly impressed not a good mixture with the beans. Jut

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