Steamed Fresh Green Beans

Steamed Fresh Green Beans

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From: EatingWell.com, November 2017

Steaming (but not for too long!) is a foolproof way to get perfect, crisp-tender green beans, every time. This easy recipe is a great starting point for other flavors or preparations, like adding cooked green beans to a salad.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed

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  1. Bring an inch of water to a boil in a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Add green beans, cover and cook until tender-crisp, 5 to 7 minutes.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 cup
  • Per serving: 27 calories; 0 fat(0 sat); 4 g fiber; 7 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 0 cholesterol; 3 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 273 IU vitamin A; 8 mg vitamin C; 55 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 0 sodium; 273 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1½ vegetable

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