Thanksgiving Recipe Makeover: How to Cut Calories at Thanksgiving Dinner (Page 7)

6. Green Beans

Calories Saved: 36

Simple is better for vegetable sides. Sure, you can spend hours on fancy vegetable dishes, but we prefer to stick with quick preparations for green vegetables (there are plenty of other dishes to spend your time on). These steamed green beans are tossed with lemon and dill and take only 15 minutes to prepare. Their clean, fresh flavor is a welcome counterpoint to the rest of the menu.

Featured Recipe:
Lemon-Dill Green Beans

More Healthy Recipes to Try:
Green Bean Casserole and More Easy Thanksgiving Casserole Recipes
Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes
Fresh Recipes for Green Beans
Holiday Side Dish Recipes

  EatingWell Recipe Traditional Recipe Amount Saved % Cut
Calories 72 108 36 33%
Fat (g) 4 8 4 50%
Saturated Fat (g) 1 4 3 75%
Sodium (mg) 207 72 -135 -188%
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