French-Style Green Beans

Oxmoor House
4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)


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3/4 pound fresh green beans, ends trimmed and strings removed
1 tablespoon fat-free margarine
3/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon water
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted


Slice beans in half lengthwise. Melt margarine in a large skillet. Add beans, and sauté 5 minutes. Add chicken broth, pepper, and salt. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes.

Combine cornstarch and water; pour over beans. Cook, tossing gently, 1 minute. Stir in lemon juice. Just before serving, sprinkle with toasted almonds.

Created date

April 2008

Nutritional Information

Calories 49
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 1.3 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 2.4 g
Carbohydrate 8.1 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 113 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg