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Blue Cheese-Walnut Green Beans

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From EatingWell:  May/June 2009

Tender-crisp green beans tossed with creamy blue cheese and topped with toasted walnuts pair well with grilled steak or chicken.

4 servings, about 1 cup each | Active Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Bring green beans and water to a boil in a large skillet. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cook until the beans are just tender, 3 minutes. Uncover and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until the water has evaporated, 3 to 4 minutes more.
  2. Add oil, salt and pepper to the pan and cook, stirring, 1 minute more. Transfer the beans to a large bowl and toss with blue cheese until well coated. Sprinkle each serving with walnuts.

Nutrition

Per serving : 163 Calories; 12 g Fat; 3 g Sat; 4 g Mono; 8 mg Cholesterol; 10 g Carbohydrates; 6 g Protein; 4 g Fiber; 302 mg Sodium; 233 mg Potassium

1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 high-fat meat, 2 fat

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