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Snappy Green Beans

 Snappy Green Beans
This streamlined side dish is a great way to serve fresh beans from the garden. It's simple yet looks elegant. With its mild seasonings, it complements most any dish.—Tammy Neubauer of Ida Grove, Iowa
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 teaspoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 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
  • well.
  • Remove from the heat. Add the butter, parsley, lemon juice, salt and
  • pepper; toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts:Nutrition Fact: 3/4 cup equals 58 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 213 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 2 vegetable.