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Celebration Green Beans

Total Time

Prep: 35 min. Bake: 20 min.

Makes

8 servings

“My husband loves green beans, and really likes this recipe. It's a nice change from a regular green bean casserole!” —Kimberly Gordon, Virgilina, Virginia

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup sliced onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • Paprika, optional

Directions

  1. Place beans in a steamer basket; place in a saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 7-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Transfer to a 2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  2. Combine the oil, vinegar, salt and pepper; drizzle over beans and toss to coat. Set aside.
  3. In a small skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Remove from the heat; stir in bread crumbs and cheese. Sprinkle over beans. Sprinkle with paprika if desired.
  4. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until topping is lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 82 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 120mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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