Green Beans Saute

Green beans and onions are lightly sautéed in only 1 tablespoon of oil.

1 lb fresh or frozen green beans, cut in 1-inch pieces
1 Tbsp   vegetable oil
1 large   yellow onion, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
1/2 tsp   salt
1/8 tsp   black pepper
1 Tbsp   fresh parsley, minced

 

 

  1. If using fresh green beans, cook green beans in boiling water for 10-12 minutes or steam for 2-3 minutes until barely fork tender. Drain well. If using frozen green beans, thaw first.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet. Sauté onion until golden.
  3. Stir in green beans, salt and pepper. Heat through.
  4. Toss with parsley before serving.

Yield: 4 servings--Serving Size: 3/4 cup

Each serving provides:

Calories: 64
Total fat: 4 g
Saturated fat: less than 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 282 mg