Recipes
Herbed Green Beans

Ingredients
4 cups fresh green beans
1 tablespoon canola oil
1/2 cup chopped parsley
1/2 cup chopped chives or  scallion tops
1 teaspoon basil
1/4 teaspoon thyme
1/4 teaspoon salt
Directions
Steam the beans for 5 minutes, then rinse under cold water and drain thoroughly.

Warm the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the parsley, chives or scallion tops, basil, thyme, and salt; mix well. Cook for about 1 minute, or until mix starts to sizzle. Stir in the beans and heat through.

Ease of Preparation: Easy

Preparation Time: 5-10 min

Cook Time: 10 min

Servings: 8

Recipe By: Jeanne Jones

From:  Healthy Cooking
Used with permission of Rodale Books

Chef Suggestions
Use this recipe for other vegetables, such as brussel sprouts, cauliflower and broccoli.

Use leftover beans in cold salads.
Nutrition Facts
As prepared, each serving contains 36 calories, 2g total fat, 0mg cholesterol, 79mg sodium, 0g total carbohydrate and 0g protein.

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