Basil Green Beans

Basil and shallots add fresh flavor to these quick and simple Basil Green Beans.

Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 44
  • Fat: 2.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.3g
  • Sodium: 152mg


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced shallots
  • 2 cups 2-inch-cut trimmed green beans
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons thinly sliced basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add olive oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add shallots; sauté 2 minutes. Add green beans and water. Cover and cook 4 minutes. Stir in basil, salt, and pepper.
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