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Blanched Green Beans

48 Reviews
95% would make this recipe again

Preparation : 5 min Cooking : 10 min
40 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Can be frozen
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Diabetes-friendly

Ingredients

2 cups green/snap beans 200 g
salt [optional]

Method

  1. Prepare the green beans then blanch them in salted boiling water 7-8 min, until crisp-tender (al dente).
  2. Plonge the beans rapidly into cold water to stop the cooking process and set the colour. Drain and shake out the water, then serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (110g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

40

Fat

0 g

0 %

Saturated 0.1 g
+ Trans 0 g

0 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

0 mg

0 %

Carbohydrate

8 g

3 %

Fibre

3 g

10 %

Sugars

2 g

Protein

2 g

Vitamin A

14 %

Vitamin C

17 %

Calcium

4 %

Iron

5 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 1 ½ servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 0 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Free  :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Fat, Saturated Fat, Sodium, Trans Fat
Low  :
Calories
Source of  :
Fibre, Magnesium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C
Good source of  :
Folacin, Manganese, Vitamin K

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Vegetables 1

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48 Reviews (44 with rating only ) 95% would make this recipe again
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slightlywoman
march 17, 2012

I am allergic to Green Beans. I do Roasted Asparagus instead. Broccoli is also a good substitute or Okra.

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lafayette
september 30, 2011

Cooking time should be slightly longer...

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furiana
march 02, 2010 | I would make this recipe again

Really good! I could eat a small plate of these by themselves.

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jonie
december 15, 2009 | I would make this recipe again

Simple and yummy!

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slightlywoman
march 17, 2012

I am allergic to Green Beans. I do Roasted Asparagus instead. Broccoli is also a good substitute or Okra.

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lafayette
september 30, 2011

Cooking time should be slightly longer...

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furiana
march 02, 2010 | I would make this recipe again

Really good! I could eat a small plate of these by themselves.

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