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Tender Garlic Green Beans Recipe
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Tender Garlic Green Beans Recipe

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Margaret Wagner Allen dresses up garden-fresh green beans in minutes, thanks to this easy microwave recipe. "The tender beans are delicious served with baked ham or grilled salmon," she writes from Abingdon, Virginia.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 66 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 113 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. Place beans, water and garlic in a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 4-5 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Garlic Green Beans in Light & Tasty June/July 2002, p11

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 66 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 113 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Aug. 23, 2014

Quick and delicious. Will cook for about 3 min in an 1100 micro. Use cilantrillo instead of parsley and EVOO instead of butter

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Reviewed Nov. 22, 2012

Great side dish. Simple and fast to make. Will be making this as a side often in the future.

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Reviewed Nov. 7, 2012

Quick and tasty... Used a bag of frozen sugar snap peas and just cooked them according to the package directions, and then tossed them with the other ingredients.

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Reviewed Mar. 6, 2009

Isn't there a step left out in this recipe?

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