Spicy Garlic Green Beans
I created this recipe while trying to reproduce a dish served at my favorite Chinese restaurant. These come very close and use just a few handy ingredients.—Jennifer Hoeft, Thorndale, Texas
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1 pound fresh green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- In a large skillet, saute the beans, garlic, red pepper flakes and
- salt in oil for 10-12 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender.
- Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 62 calories, 4 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 154 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.