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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Stir-Fried Green Beans


From Fall 2005 Cooking for Two Magazine

In no time at all, Lapeer, Michigan's Heidi Wilcox stir-fries everyday green beans with garlic and a variety of herbs and spices for this well-seasoned side dish.

TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 minutes.
YIELD: 2 servings

1 garlic clove, minced
1 tablespoon butter
1-1/2 cups cut fresh green beans
1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1. In a large nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry garlic in butter for 1 minute. Add the beans; stir-fry 3 minutes longer. Stir in the parsley, basil, salt, oregano and cayenne; stir-fry for 2-3 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender. 

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 77 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 358mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat. 

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