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Green Beans Ole

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Nutrition Facts

Makes: 6 Serving(s)

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 28

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 280mg

Total Carbohyrdates: 6g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 1g

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Make this for: Snack

Category: Vegetables

This Recipe Makes: 6 Serving(s)


Add a fiesta flair to your green beans! Bell pepper and tomatoes seasoned with basil, rosemary and pepper. Very healthy and very good. Green Beans are a good source of fiber and vitamin C and also contain calcium, magnesium, zinc and Vitamin A. Also is a source of folate which supports DNA synthesis and new cell formation.

What you'll need

  • 1 lb green beans cut in 1-inch pieces (3 cups)
  • 1/2 cup yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 2 med tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. dried basil, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp. dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper


  • Step 1
    Place cut up green beans in a microwave-safe covered dish with a small amount of water until crisp-tender, approximately 10-12 minutes. Drain thoroughly.
  • Step 2
    While the beans are cooking, saute the ball pepper and onion in olive oil or vegetable oil until tender but not brown.
  • Step 3
    Add the chopped tomatoes, salt, basil, rosemary, and pepper to the bell pepper-onion mixture.
  • Step 4
    Stir in the cooked green beans and continue cooking until everything is heated through.

Diabetic Exchanges

  • Non-Starchy Vegetables: 1