Basil Green Beans

By Floyd - 16394

  • 2 cups Frozen French-style green beans

  • 2 teaspoons Butter or margarine

  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried basil

  • 1/2 teaspoon Lemon-pepper seasoning

  • Salt to taste, optional

  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 6-8 minutes or until beans are tender.

  2. Cook's Notes

  3. Nutritional analysis based on 1/2 cup serving using salt-free lemon-pepper seasoning and reduced-fat margarine and without salt.

Nutritional Facts

Calories 44
Total Fat 0.1 g
Carbohydrates 7 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin A 304 IU
Vitamin C 2 mg
Calcium 32 mg
Sodium 69 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Fiber 3 g

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8 replies

butterfly_8 2008-08-02 07:27:18 -0500 Report

I love veggies. I will use this as an addition to Sundays dinner. But I will use canola oil instead of butter.

Elfin 2008-07-05 13:55:50 -0500 Report

I grew up in an era when there were green beans with ham on the stove most of the day. I am finally learning to like the tender crisp kind. Your recipe sounds like it will taste great and different from the overcooked greasy ones I grew up on. I've got some green beans in the refrigerator so…

Floyd - 16394
Floyd - 16394 2008-07-05 06:52:54 -0500 Report

Total Preparation Time: Less than 15 minutes
Ingredients: Vegetables
Actual Cooking Time: Less than 15 minutes
Number of Servings: 2
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes)
Simple (6 ingredients or less)
Nutrition Content: Low Calorie
Low Fat
Low Sodium
Meal Type: Entree