Simple Green Beans
Simple seasonings give the popular vegetable a distinctive, tasty twist. They go well with many meals.—Marge Killmon, Annandale, Virginia
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1-1/4 cups cut fresh green beans (2-inch pieces)
- 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
- 1/3 cup water
- 1 teaspoon soy sauce
- Dash ground ginger
- In a saucepan, saute beans in oil over medium heat for 4 minutes. Add water. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender. Drain; toss with soy sauce and ginger.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 64 calories, 5g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 88mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.
Originally published as Special Green Beans in Taste of Home June/July 1998
Jun 14, 2011
When I prepared the green beans I was not impressed by the flavor. I was expecting flavor other than the green beans, unfortunately the ingredient flavors were lost.