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Gingered Green Beans

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

2 servings

Dress up a common vegetable for a quick and nutritious side. “The fresh ginger in this recipe is a wonderful addition to green beans,” says Valerie Belley of St. Louise, Missouri.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-fat butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Add the beans. Cover and cook for 3 minutes; drain.
  2. In a large skillet, saute the onion, garlic and gingerroot in butter until tender. Add pepper and beans; heat through.

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