Special Green Beans Recipe
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Special Green Beans Recipe

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This tasty dish rounds out any meal with its bright color and fresh flavor. With only 10 minutes of prep time, these are ready before you know it!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 97 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 186mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.


  1. Place beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Cover and cook for 4-7 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Drain beans; stir in onion mixture and heat through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Special Green Beans in Healthy Cooking December/January 2009, p59

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Pinstripes User ID: 3468767 96107
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2013

"Everyone really enjoyed this. The sauce makes a lot, though. It was enough to coat 2 lbs green beans at least."

dedaniel User ID: 4306322 103363
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2010

"What a wonderful twist on the basic green bean! I enjoyed them."

dusarahbear User ID: 2810274 177675
Reviewed May. 14, 2009

"This was a different approach to green beans. It was good and it had a little kick. Was not my favorite though."

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