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Special Green Beans Recipe

Special Green Beans Recipe

This tasty dish rounds out any meal with its bright color and fresh flavor. With only 10 minutes of prep time, these are ready before you know it!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. Place beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Cover and cook for 4-7 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Drain beans; stir in onion mixture and heat through. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 97 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 186mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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Pinstripes User ID: 3468767 96107
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2013

"Everyone really enjoyed this. The sauce makes a lot, though. It was enough to coat 2 lbs green beans at least."

dedaniel User ID: 4306322 103363
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2010

"What a wonderful twist on the basic green bean! I enjoyed them."

dusarahbear User ID: 2810274 177675
Reviewed May. 14, 2009

"This was a different approach to green beans. It was good and it had a little kick. Was not my favorite though."

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