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Green Beans with Sunflower Seeds Recipe

Looking for an easy Green beans with sunflower seeds recipe? Learn how to make Green beans with sunflower seeds using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by monicak123

Makes 6 servings



This recipe is deliberately simple, letting the fresh taste of tender green beans shine through. Sunflower seeds add an unexpected and delightful nutty flavor and crunch.

Recipe Ingredients for Green beans with sunflower seeds

1 lb fresh green beans
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp salt
1/8 tsp fresh ground black pepper
1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes
2 tbsp sunflower seeds, shelled
1 tsp chopped fresh oregano

Recipe Directions for Green beans with sunflower seeds

  1. Snap the ends off the beans. If they are very young, leave the beans whole; if large, break the beans into 2-inch lengths.

  2. Place the beans in a saucepan; add 1 cup of water and the onion, garlic, salt and pepper.

  3. Cover and bring to a boil; reduce the heat to a simmer, and cook about 8 minutes, until the beans are crisp-tender; drain.

  4. Sprinkle the sunflowers seeds and oregano over the bean. Toss lightly to mix.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 83.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
33
Calories from Fat
5
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.6g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
0%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
199mg
8%
Potassium
181mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
6.6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2.9g
12%
Sugars
1.3g
Protein
1.7g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 4% Iron 6%
* 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
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • 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
  • Very high in sodium
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