Steaming green beans in the microwave is quick and convenient, helping you to get dinner on the table in minutes. This basic recipe is a great starting point for the seasoning of your choice--a little butter, toasted nuts or a creamy sauce.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell.com, November 2017

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Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
10 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place beans in a large microwave-safe dish. Add broth (or water).

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  • Cover and microwave on High for 4 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

27 calories; protein 1.4g 3% DV; carbohydrates 6.8g 2% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 4.1g 16% DV; sugars 2.7g; vitamin a iu 273.3IU 6% DV; vitamin c 8.2mg 14% DV; calcium 55.1mg 6% DV; iron 0.5mg 3% DV; magnesium 0.2mg; potassium 273.4mg 8% DV; sodium 0.4mg.