Greek Green Beans
In an effort to eat healthier, I'm trying to serve more vegetables," relates Kathy Armstrong of Post Falls, Idaho. "So I substituted green beans for the pasta in one of my favorite Greek dishes. It's even better than the original.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
- In a microwave-safe dish, combine the beans, oil, garlic and salt. Cover and microwave on high for 5-7 minutes or until tender, stirring twice. Stir in cheese. Serve immediately.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 107 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 285mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 5g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.
Originally published as Greek Green Beans in Light & Tasty June/July 2003
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