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Buttered Green Beans

21 Reviews
100% would make this recipe again

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

Ingredients

2 cups green/snap beans 200 g
1 tbsp butter, unsalted 14 g
salt [optional]
ground pepper to taste [optional]

Method

  1. Prepare the green beans and blanch them 7-8 min, until crisp-tender (al dente). Drain and shake out the water.
  2. Return the green beans to the pan, add the butter and salt and pepper to taste. Cook an additional couple minutes, with stirring, until the butter is melted and the beans are lightly coloured and well coated with butter. Serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (110g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

70

Fat

4 g

7 %

Saturated 2.6 g
+ Trans 0.2 g

14 %

Cholesterol

10 mg

Sodium

0 mg

0 %

Carbohydrate

8 g

3 %

Fibre

3 g

10 %

Sugars

2 g

Protein

2 g

Vitamin A

17 %

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, Sodium
Source of  :
Fibre, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Vitamin E
Good source of  :
Folacin, Manganese, Vitamin A, Vitamin K

DIABETES Exchange

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

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21 Reviews (21 with rating only ) 100% would make this recipe again

This recipe is in the following categories

Vegetables | Side dishes | Vegetarian | Kosher | Halal | Diabetes-friendly | Low Sodium