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Gingered Green Beans Recipe

Gingered Green Beans Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 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


  • 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. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 69 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 90mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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bjsilve0 User ID: 172187 158861
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2013

"Excellent. I made it with the Apricot Glazed chicken."

mama70 User ID: 2506605 116273
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2009

"This is one green bean receipe my husband went back for seconds for the first time! We both loved it."

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