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Stir-Fried Green Beans

 Stir-Fried Green Beans
In no time at all, Lapeer, Michigan's Heidi Wilcox stir-fries everyday green beans with garlic and a variety of herbs and spices for this well-seasoned side dish.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1-1/2 cups cut fresh green beans
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions

  • In a large nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry garlic in butter for 1
  • minute. Add the beans; stir-fry 3 minutes longer. Stir in the
  • parsley, basil, salt, oregano and cayenne; stir-fry for 2-3 minutes
  • or until beans are crisp-tender. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 77 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 358 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.