Quick Herbed Green Beans Recipe

Quick Herbed Green Beans Recipe
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Quick Herbed Green Beans Recipe

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“They are yummy warm or chilled, and they make a wonderful centerpiece for an antipasto tray!” Nanci Keatley - Salem, Oregon
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen cut green beans, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

In a small saucepan, bring vinegar, oil, basil, oregano and garlic salt to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, place beans and water in a 1-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
Pour vinegar mixture over beans; sprinkle with almonds and Parmesan cheese. Toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Herbed Green Beans in Simple & Delicious November/December 2008, p27

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 232 calories, 19g fat (3g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 433mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein.

  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen cut green beans, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  1. In a small saucepan, bring vinegar, oil, basil, oregano and garlic salt to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, place beans and water in a 1-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  3. Pour vinegar mixture over beans; sprinkle with almonds and Parmesan cheese. Toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Herbed Green Beans in Simple & Delicious November/December 2008, p27

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