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Green beans sauté

fresh green beans Enjoy all the flavor of fresh green beans in a simple sauté.

Number of servings: 4
Serving size: ¾ cup

Ingredients
1 pound green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 large yellow onion, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
½ teaspoon salt
⅛ teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, minced

Directions
1. Cook green beans in boiling water for 10–12 minutes or steam for 2–3 minutes until barely fork-tender. Drain well.
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.

Nutritional information per serving: 64 calories; 4 g total fat; less than 1 g saturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 282 mg sodium; 3 g fiber; 2 g protein; 8 g carbohydrates; 161 mg potassium.

Recipe courtesy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, A Healthier You, health.gov/dietaryguidelines/dga2005/healthieryou/html/recipes.html.