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Browned Green Beans

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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

  2. 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.