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1 lb green beans, trimmed and cut diagonally into 1-inch pieces1 small clove garlic, minced, or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder½ tsp kosher salt½ cup plain non-fat yogurt1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil1 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley (optional) freshly ground pepper to taste


1. Place a medium bowl of ice water near the stove. Bring an inch of water to a boil in a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Add green beans, cover and cook until tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer the beans to the ice water to cool. Remove from the ice water with a slotted spoon and let drain on a kitchen towel; blot dry with another towel.

2. If using fresh garlic, mash with salt using the back of a spoon until a paste forms. Whisk the garlic paste (or garlic powder and salt) with yogurt, oil, parsley (if using) and pepper in a large bowl. Add the green beans and toss to coat. Serve cold.

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Nutrition Facts

Provided by: EatingWell

Per Single Serving / Serves 4 Total

  • Calories 84 6%
  • Calories from fat 36
  • Total Fat 4gm 7%
  • Sodium 158mg 16%
  • Total Carbohydrates 11gm
  • Fiber 4gm
  • Protein 3gm
  • Cholesterol 1mg 4%

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

Tags: Side Dish, Dinner, Lunch, Diabetic, Gluten Free, Healthy, Low Cholesterol, Vegetarian, Bean & Legume, Yogurt, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Quick, Steaming, Picnic, Fourth of July

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