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Green Beans and Onions













Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Carb


12 small pearl onions
1 pound green beans
¼ teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 each garlic cloves
½ teaspoon salt
teaspoon black pepper


  1. Put onions in a small amount of boiling salted water in a saucepan.

Cover and cook 15 minutes, or until onions are tender.

When finished, drain.

  1. Meanwhile, wash fresh green beans, break off ends, and cut lengthwise into fine strips.

Bring a small amount of water to boiling in saucepan, add ¼ teaspoon salt and the prepared beans.

Cover and cook 10 to 15 minutes, or until the beans are tender.


  1. Heat oil and garlic in a skillet until garlic is slightly browned.

Add green beans and onions, season with salt and pepper, and cook 5 minutes until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.

  1. For vairiations, consider a small can of Italian, peeled tomatoes or tomatoes with jalepenos for a Mexican flair.

Note: While this recipe calls for fresh green beans, you may substitute frozen, french cut, green beans.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 123g (4.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 9563% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 449mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 5% Iron 7%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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