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Garlic Green Beans

Garlic Green Beans

This veggie dish gets an increase from onions and garlic. Their fresh flavor comes shining.– Jane Walker, Dewey, Arizona.


  • 2 pounds fresh or frozen green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced


  • Location beans in a pan and cover with water; give a boil. Cook, exposed, until crisp-tender, 8-10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Include onion; cook and stir until tender, 3-5 minutes. Include garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain pipes beans; contribute to onion mix. Prepare and stir up until warmed through, 2-3 minutes.
Nutrition Realities

3/4 cup: 76 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 10 mg sodium, 13 g carb (5g sugars, 5g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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