Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health
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Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 tsp garlic, minced (about 1 clove)
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 bag (16 oz) green beans, frozen
  • 1 cup (8 oz) chicken broth, low-sodium
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese, fat-free
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
Combine olive oil and garlic in a large saucepan. Cook until garlic is soft, but not browned (about 30 seconds). Add onion, and continue to cook for about 5 minutes over medium heat until soft. Add green beans and chicken broth. Bring to a boil and simmer for 2 minutes, until beans are heated through. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and pepper, and serve.
 
Serves: 4
 
1 Cup of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving
 
Fruit and /or Veggie color(s):
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Nutrition Information per Serving:
Calories: 110
Total Fat: 4g
Saturated Fat: 0.5g
% of Calories from Fat: 33%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 4%
Protein: 5g
Carbohydrates: 12g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Dietary Fiber: 3g
Sodium: 230mg
 
Each serving provides: A good source of fiber, calcium, and vitamins A and C.

Recipe adapted from Keep the Beat, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
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