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Mediterranean Green Beans

Low SodiumLow PotassiumLow PhosphorusLow ProteinHeart HealthyDiabetes-FriendlyVegetarianDairy-FreeEgg-FreeGluten-FreeNo ShellfishNut-FreeMiddle EasternSideLunchSnack
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Serves 4 (1 serving = 1 cup)
Active time: 10 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes

Nutrition Per Serving

  • Calories71 cal
  • Total Fat3 g
  • Saturated Fat0 g
  • Trans Fat0 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Sodium2 mg
  • Carbohydrates10 g
  • Protein2 g
  • Phosphorus37 mg
  • Potassium186 mg
  • Dietary Fiber3.7 g
  • Calcium55 mg


  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed to 1- to 2-inch pieces
  • ¾ cup water
  • 2 ½ teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 fresh garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper


Simply delicious. Freshly cooked green beans in a dressing of olive oil, fresh minced garlic, lemon juice and ground pepper


  1. Bring water to a boil in large, nonstick skillet; add beans, cook 3 minutes; then drain and set aside.
  2. Heat skillet over medium-high heat and add oil; add garlic and beans; and sauté for 1 minute.
  3. Add juice and pepper and sauté 1 minute longer.