Fresh Green Beans with Mushrooms
I made this satisfying side dish often when I was single. Now I prepare it for my family. By adding fresh mushrooms, onion, butter and a little pepper, you can easily dress up ordinary green beans.—Denise Albers, Freeburg, Illinois
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 3/4 cup cut fresh green beans (2-inch pieces)
- 2 tablespoons chopped onion
- 2 teaspoons butter
- 1/4 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
- Pepper to taste
- In a saucepan, cook beans in water for 6-8 minutes or until tender. In a skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. Add mushrooms; cook and stir for 1 minute. Drain beans; add the mushroom mixture and pepper.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 105 calories, 8g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 96mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat.
Originally published as Green Beans with Mushrooms in Taste of Home April/May 1997