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Recipe: Tangy green beans

Recipe: Tangy green beans

Green beans, also called string beans or snap beans, are one of the most popular vegetables. They are low in calories and filling.

Green beans are also called string beans or snap beans and are one of the most popular vegetables. They are low in calories, are filling and they taste their best when they are thinner than a pencil.


Directions

Cook beans and red peppers in a steamer basket over water until crisp-tender. Whisk together all remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Transfer beans to a serving bowl. Add dressing and stir to coat.


Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 pounds green beans, fresh, frozen or canned
  • 1/3 cup diced sweet red bell peppers
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons olive oil or canola oil
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

Exchange Data
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Dairy 
Fats0.5 
Fruits 
Grains 
Meat 
Nuts_Seeds_Drybeans 
Sweets 
Vegetables
Diabetes
Fats0.5 
Freefoods 
Fruits 
Meat 
Milk 
NonStarchyVegetables
Starches 
Sweets 
HWP
Carbs 
Fats0.5 
Protein Dairy 
Sweets 
Vegetables 
NutrientAnalysis
Calcium 
Calories42 
Carbohydrate5 g 
Cholesterol0 mg 
Fiber2 g 
Monounsaturatedfat1.5 g 
Potassium 
Protein1 g 
Saturatedfat0.3 g 
ServingsizeAbout 2/3 cup 
Sodium72 mg 
TotalFat2 g 

2015-06-05

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