Garlic Green Bean Bundles Recipe

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Garlic Green Bean Bundles Recipe
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Garlic Green Bean Bundles Recipe

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Joyce Turley of Slaughters, Kentucky shared a presentation for fresh green beans that is so pretty, it could serve as the centerpiece for your dinner table! Bundled in yellow squash rings, the beans are seasoned with a drizzle of garlic and tarragon.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Cook: 10 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Cook: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans
  • 2 yellow summer squash (1-1/2-inch diameter)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon, crushed
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

Directions

Trim stem end from beans and arrange in eight bundles. Slice squash into 1/2-in. slices; hollow squash slices to within 1-4 in. of edges. Place beans through squash rings.
Place bean bundles in a steamer basket. Place in a saucepan over 1 in. of water; bring to a boil. Cover and steam for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, in a small nonstick skillet, saute garlic and tarragon in oil for 1 minute. Remove from the heat. Arrange bean bundles on a serving platter; drizzle with garlic mixture. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Green Bean Bundles in Light & Tasty December/January 2005, p17

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 43 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 78mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

  • 1 pound fresh green beans
  • 2 yellow summer squash (1-1/2-inch diameter)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon, crushed
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  1. Trim stem end from beans and arrange in eight bundles. Slice squash into 1/2-in. slices; hollow squash slices to within 1-4 in. of edges. Place beans through squash rings.
  2. Place bean bundles in a steamer basket. Place in a saucepan over 1 in. of water; bring to a boil. Cover and steam for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, in a small nonstick skillet, saute garlic and tarragon in oil for 1 minute. Remove from the heat. Arrange bean bundles on a serving platter; drizzle with garlic mixture. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Green Bean Bundles in Light & Tasty December/January 2005, p17

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