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Spicy Garlic Green Beans Recipe

Spicy Garlic Green Beans Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 1. 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.