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Serving size 4
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2 lb green beans, trimmed3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil3 Tbsp minced garlic3 Tbsp minced fresh parsley1 Tbsp chopped fresh tarragon or 2 teaspoons dried½ tsp salt freshly ground pepper to taste


1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Place a large bowl of ice water next to the stove.

2. Add half the green beans to the boiling water and cook until tender-crisp, about 4 minutes. Transfer the beans with a slotted spoon to the ice water to cool. Repeat with the remaining beans. Place a kitchen towel on a baking sheet and use a slotted spoon to transfer the beans from the ice water; blot dry with another towel.

3. Just before serving, heat oil in a large Dutch oven or large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the green beans and stir. Add parsley, tarragon, salt and pepper and cook, stirring, until heated through, 1 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Provided by: EatingWell

Per Single Serving / Serves 4 Total

  • Calories 92 3%
  • Calories from fat 54 5%
  • Total Fat 6gm
  • Saturated Fat 1gm 4%
  • Monounsaturated Fat 4gm 6%
  • Sodium 148mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 10gm 9%
  • Fiber 4gm
  • Protein 2gm
  • Cholesterol 0mg

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Tags: Dinner, Healthy, Low Calorie, Bean & Legume, American, Easy, Entertaining

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