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Green Beans with Tarragon

26 Reviews
96% would make this recipe again

Preparation : 5 min Cooking : 15 min
80 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Diabetes-friendly
  • Artery-healthy
  • Heart-healthy

Ingredients

2 cups green/snap beans 200 g
1 clove garlic, pressed
2 tsp fresh tarragon, chopped 1 g
1 tbsp olive oil 15 mL
salt [optional]
ground pepper to taste [optional]

Method

  1. Prepare the green beans and blanch them 7-8 min. Drain and shake out the water. Set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a skillet, over medium heat. Add the beans and the pressed garlic. Sauté 2-3 min with stirring. Add the finely chopped tarragon. Cook an additional 1-2 min with stirring so that the beans are coated well with garlic and tarragon. Add salt and pepper.
  3. Serve warm.

Remarks

Be careful with the amount of fresh tarragon, since it may be overpowering.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (110g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

80

Fat

5 g

8 %

Saturated 0.7 g
+ Trans 0 g

4 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

0 mg

0 %

Carbohydrate

9 g

3 %

Fibre

3 g

10 %

Sugars

2 g

Protein

2 g

Vitamin A

14 %

Vitamin C

18 %

Calcium

5 %

Iron

7 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 1 ¾ servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 0 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Free  :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Sodium, Trans Fat
Low  :
Saturated Fat
Source of  :
Calcium, Fibre, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E
Good source of  :
Folacin, Manganese, Vitamin K
Diet-related health claims  :
Heart-healthy

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Vegetables 1 ½
Fats 1

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Members' Reviews

26 Reviews (24 with rating only ) 96% would make this recipe again
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alex.sarakbi
september 17, 2013 | I would make this recipe again

I found that a lemon zest at the end made it extremely delicious...

Useful 1
UsernameYvette
august 29, 2010 | I would make this recipe again

I want to try it with fresh tarragon.

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alex.sarakbi
september 17, 2013 | I would make this recipe again

I found that a lemon zest at the end made it extremely delicious...

Useful 1
UsernameYvette
august 29, 2010 | I would make this recipe again

I want to try it with fresh tarragon.

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