Herbed Green Beans

Oxmoor House
Fresh herbs brighten the flavor of simple vegetable dishes like steamed green beans. Use the fresh herbs from your garden in varying combinations and amounts to suit your taste preference. There aren't any rules.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1/4 of green beans)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 7 Minutes
Cook: 9 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 53
Fat 1.9 g
Satfat 1.2 g
Protein 1.6 g
Carbohydrate 7.4 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 0.8 mg
Sodium 167 mg
Caloriesfromfat 33 %
Fiber 4.4 g
Calcium 64 mg

Ingredients

1 pound green beans, trimmed
2 teaspoons butter, melted
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

Arrange beans in a vegetable steamer. Steam, covered, 9 minutes or until crisp-tender. Place in a serving bowl; toss with butter. Add parsley and remaining ingredients; toss gently.

Note:

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Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

January 2004