Browned Green Beans



6 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 53
Caloriesfromfat 42 %
Fat 2.5 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 0.7 g
Polyfat 1.4 g
Protein 1.9 g
Carbohydrate 7.3 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Sodium 110 mg
Calcium 36 mg


1 1/2 pounds green beans
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 cup low-salt chicken broth
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice


Trim ends from beans, and remove strings. Cut beans in half lengthwise, slicing through the seam on each side of beans.

Heat oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add beans, and cook 5 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium, and gradually add broth, salt, and pepper; cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat;stir in lemon juice.