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Diabetic Living Magazine
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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place a steamer basket in a large saucepan with a tight-fitting lid. Add water to just below the basket. Bring water to boiling over medium-high heat. Place beans in steamer basket. Cover; steam for 8 to 10 minutes or until beans are crisp- tender.

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  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook for 15 seconds, stirring constantly. Add beans, salt and pepper. Cook for 3 minutes, tossing occasionally. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

50 calories; protein 2g; carbohydrates 7g; dietary fiber 3g; sugars 1g; fat 2g; vitamin a iu 728IU; vitamin c 16mg; folate 36mcg; calcium 40mg; iron 1mg; potassium 196mg; sodium 152mg.
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