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Garlic Green and Wax Beans Recipe

Looking for an easy Garlic Green and Wax Beans recipe? Learn how to make Garlic Green and Wax Beans using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by cumin

Makes 12 servings



Even non-garlic lovers like this fresh-tasting salad.

Recipe Ingredients for Garlic Green and Wax Beans

1 1/2 pounds fresh green beans
1 1//2 pounds fresh wax beans
7 garlic cloves, minced, divided
1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
1/4 cup fat-free milk
1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1 Minced fresh parsley

Recipe Directions for Garlic Green and Wax Beans

  1. Place beans and 6 garlic cloves in a steamer basket. Place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water; bring to a boil. Cover and steam for 8-10 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender. Transfer to a large bowl; set aside.

  2. In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, milk and vinegar; let stand for 1 minute. Whisk in the oil, salt, pepper and remaining garlic. Pour over beans and toss. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Just before serving, sprinkle with cheese and parsley.

  3. Yield: 12 servings.

Categories

Beans, Side Dish, Quick, SteamStew

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 145.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
64
Calories from Fat
31
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.4g
5%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Sodium
155mg
6%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
5.4g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
1.1g
Protein
3.9g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 11% Iron 4%
* 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
  • High in calcium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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