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Easy Italian Style Green Beans

Here’s a super-easy way to turn ho-hum green beans into a side dish that’s elegant enough for company or special occasions. —Jeannie Klugh, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 can (3.8 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/2 cup prepared Italian salad dressing
  • Dash each salt and pepper

Directions

  • Place beans in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Cover and cook for 4-6 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Add the remaining ingredients and heat through.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 103 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 423mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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  • bjsilve0
    Apr 1, 2012

    so so

  • cheezhed68
    Jun 24, 2010

    Wonderful!

  • s_pants
    Jun 7, 2010

    very, very simple and excellent flavor; I cooked the beans about twice as long as it said because we like them a little more tender