Green Beans 'n' Celery Recipe

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Green Beans 'n' Celery Recipe
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Green Beans 'n' Celery Recipe

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Marian Platt of Sequim, Washington dresses up crisp-tender green beans with celery, pimiento, Parmesan cheese and sunflower kernels. This quick side makes a nice complement to any entree, particularly Italian dishes.
MAKES:
5 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
5 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower kernels
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

Place beans and celery in a saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain. Add the pimiento, sunflower kernels, butter, salt and pepper; toss to coat. Garnish with Parmesan cheese. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Green Beans 'n' Celery in Light & Tasty December/January 2004, p42

Nutritional Facts

3/4 each: 87 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 317mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower kernels
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
  1. Place beans and celery in a saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain. Add the pimiento, sunflower kernels, butter, salt and pepper; toss to coat. Garnish with Parmesan cheese. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Green Beans 'n' Celery in Light & Tasty December/January 2004, p42

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good2bslim User ID: 1766632 57109
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2009

"Hey, don't overlook this recipe! I found this on Thanksgiving morning for something that had ingredients I already had on hand and I picked this one and made it for the first time.It was a hit at dinner and I shared some with coworkers the next day and they wanted the recipe. They loved it. I will make this one many times over as it's very tasty and quick and easy to make. It doesn't sound all that yummy when you read the ingredients, but trust me, it has a very good flavor and is reasonable in the calorie department. I just used frozen green beans and cooked the beans with celery in the microwave. Forget the stove top. Use your microwaves, Ladies."

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