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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 cumin

Makes 6 servings



"This is just yummmm, fast & serves as a nice foil for a more unctuous meal (think pork ragu) or as part of a lighter meal allround."

Recipe Ingredients for Green Beans With Sunflower Seeds

1 lb frozen green beans
1/4 cup onions, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/8 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
1 pinch red pepper flakes, crushed
2 tablespoons sunflower seeds, shelled
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

Recipe Directions for Green Beans With Sunflower Seeds

  1. Snap ends off beans; cut in half if beans are large. Bring 1 cup water to a boil in a saucepan. Add the beans, onion, garlic, salt, if using, and pepper.

  2. Bring back to a boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer and cook about 8 minutes, until the beans are crisp-tender; drain.

  3. Sprinkle the sunflower seeds and oregano over the beans. Toss lightly to mix.

  4. Servings: 4-6

  5. Prep Time: 5 mins Total Time: 15 mins

Categories

Beans, Side Dish, Boil

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 82.8g
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
102mg
4%
Potassium
179mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
6.5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
1.3g
Protein
1.7g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 3% Iron 5%
* 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
  • High in sodium
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