Green Beans with Red Onion Recipe

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Submitted by nolesbaseballfan

Makes 4 servings



Serving size =4 ounces green beans Cooking Time = 30 Minutes This recipe can be multiplied by 2. This recipe keeps well for about 48 hours in the fridge and is good served cold at picnics.

Recipe Ingredients for Green Beans with Red Onion

1 quart water
1 lb green beans
2 tbsp Promise buttery spread, light
1/4 cup red onion
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp fresh thyme leaves
1 dash fresh ground black pepper

Recipe Directions for Green Beans with Red Onion

  1. Place the water in a large stock pot over high heat. When the water is at a slow boil reduce the heat until the water shivers. Add the green beans and blanch for about 7 - 10 minutes until al denté.

  2. While the beans are cooking place a large skillet over medium heat. Add the spread and as it melts toss in the red onion. Cook slowly and reduce the heat if the onion is turning brown. Stir frequently.

  3. When the beans are done remove them from the blanching water and shake off the excess water. Add them to the red onions with the salt, thyme and black pepper.

  4. Cook over medium heat for about two minutes and serve.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 365.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
61
Calories from Fat
24
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.7g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
204mg
9%
Potassium
252mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
8.9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
4.1g
16%
Sugars
1.9g
Protein
2.2g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 6% Iron 8%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  • Very high in vitamin C
  • High in vitamin E
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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