Sautéed Green Beans
Prep: 5 min, Cook: 15 min.
- 1 Tbs. unsalted butter
- 1 lb. green beans, trimmed and cut into 2 inch pieces
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/4 tsp. salt (optional), or to taste
Melt half the butter in a heavy nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Sauté green beans 2-3 minutes until lightly browned. Add water, salt, and pepper to taste. Cover skillet, reduce heat to medium and cook green beans 8-10 minutes, or until tender. Drain excess water. Stir in remaining butter before serving.
Per serving: calories 61, fat 3.0g, 40% calories from fat, cholesterol 8mg, protein 2.1g, carbohydrates 8.1g, fiber 3.9g, sugar 3.0g, sodium 8mg, diet points 1.2.
Dietary Exchanges: Milk: 0.0, Vegetable: 1.4, Fruit: 0.0, Bread: 0.0, Lean meat: 0.0, Fat: 0.6, Sugar: 0.0, Very lean meat protein: 0.0
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