Diabetes Recipes

Greek Green Beans

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Nutrition Facts

Makes: 5 Serving(s)

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 123

Total Fat: 4.3g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 30mg

Total Carbohyrdates: 20.5g

Protein: 4.5g

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Make this for: Dinner

Category: Vegetables

This Recipe Makes: 5 Serving(s)


Greek Green Beans Diabetic Recipe makes a very healthful side dish with a wonderful Greek cuisine taste.

What you'll need

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 4 med cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 3/4 tsp. dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 tsp. dried basil leaves
  • 1 can reduced-sodium tomatoes, undrained, coarsely chopped (28 oz)
  • 1 lb green beans
  • 1 dash salt and black pepper, to taste


  • Step 1
    Saute onion and garlic in oil in large skillet until tender, three to four minutes.
  • Step 2
    Stir in herbs and cook one to two minutes longer.
  • Step 3
    Add tomatoes and liquid and green beans and heat to boiling; reduce heat and simmer, covered, until beans are very tender, 30 to 40 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Diabetic Exchanges

  • Non-Starchy Vegetables: 4
  • Fat: 1/2