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Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro Photo by: Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro

Green Beans with Savory

Try the same crisp-tender preparation with asparagus, sugar snap peas, or broccoli florets. Garnish with lemon slices.

Cooking Light OCTOBER 2008

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried savory
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation

1. Cook beans in boiling water 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain.

2. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook 1 minute or until lightly browned. Add beans, juice, and savory to pan, tossing to coat. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 61
  • Calories from fat: 44%
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated fat: 1.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 2.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 8.2g
  • Fiber: 3.9g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg
  • Iron: 1.2mg
  • Sodium: 245mg
  • Calcium: 43mg
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