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Green Beans with Cilantro

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Prep: 11 minutes; Cook: 10 minutes. Spice up bland beans by adding hot pepper and cilantro.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Cooking spray
  • 3 cups (2-inch) diagonally cut green beans (about 3/4 pound)
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 43
  • caloriesfromfat 40 %
  • fat 1.9 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 1.3 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 1.6 g
  • carbohydrate 6.5 g
  • fiber 2.8 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 151 mg
  • calcium 31 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add green beans; sauté 10 minutes or until tender and browned in spots.

  2. Stir in cilantro, minced pepper, and salt.

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