- 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
- 1/2 cup water
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- Place beans and water in a large skillet. Bring to a boil; cook covered until beans are crisp tender, 4-6 minutes. Drain.
- In now empty skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add beans; cook and stir until beans are tender, 1-2 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
1 serving: 86 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 347mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.