Green Beans with Basil
(makes 6 servings)
|1 1/4||pound (600 g) fresh green beans, trimmed|
|1/2||tablespoon (6 g) reduced-calorie soft margarine|
|1/4||teaspoon (1.25 ml) crushed dried basil|
- Place beans in a pot with boiling water to cover. Reduce heat and simmer until just tender, about 4 to 5 minutes. Drain and return to pot.
- Add margarine and basil. Toss to evenly coat. Transfer beans to a heated serving dish and serve at once.
|Per serving:||34 calories (13% calories from fat), 2 g protein, 1 g total fat (0.1 g saturated fat), 7 g carbohydrates, 3 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 17 mg sodium|
|Diabetic exchanges:||1/2 carbohydrate (1 1/2 vegetable)|