Herbed Tomatoes &Lsquo;n’ Green Beans
Looking for new ways to dress up fresh-picked green beans? With just the right amount of oregano and parsley flavors, this colorful side dish is seasoned to please.
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Prep/Total Time: 30 minutes
3 green onions, coarsely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp. olive oil
½ lb. fresh green beans, trimmed
¼ c. chicken broth
2 med. tomatoes, diced
1 tbsp. minced fresh oregano
1 tbsp. minced fresh parsley
1/8 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
In a small skillet, sauté onions and garlic in oil until tender. Add beans and broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 6-9 minutes or until crisp-tender.
Stir in the tomatoes and seasonings; heat through. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutrition facts: 2/3 c. equals 59 calories, 3 g. fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 144 mg. sodium, 9 g. carbohydrate, 3 g. fiber, 2 g. protein, Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, ½ fat.