Fresh Steamed Green Beans Recipe

Looking for an easy Fresh Steamed Green Beans recipe? Learn how to make Fresh Steamed Green Beans using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by grannyshanny

Makes 2 servings



Fresh green beans steamed add a polished addition to any meal ready in 15 minutes flat. For added flavor add 1/4 teaspoon of fresh orange zest and 1/8 cup of toasted almonds and toss with the oil before adding to beans.

Recipe Ingredients for Fresh Steamed Green Beans

1/2 pound green beans, trimmed
1/2 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 Freshly ground pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Fresh Steamed Green Beans

Place a steamer basket in a large saucepan, add 1 inch of water and bring to a boil. Put green beans in the basket and steam until tender, about 6 minutes. Toss the green beans in a large bowl with oil, sea salt, and pepper.
Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 114.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
45
Calories from Fat
12
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.3g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
152mg
6%
Potassium
238mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
8.1g
3%
Dietary Fiber
3.9g
16%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
2.1g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 4% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • High in riboflavin
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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