Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health
Preparation Time: less than 30 minutes
  • 1 pound fresh green beans
  • 1/3 cup sliced red onion
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • ¼ cup fat free vinaigrette salad dressing (or your favorite salad dressing)*
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds
Bring a pot of water to a boil. Meanwhile, wash the beans and snip off stems. Cut beans into 2 inch long pieces. Add beans to boiling water and boil for 4-5 minutes until they are bright green in color. Remove beans to serving container. Add onion, crushed garlic and salad dressing and mix. Top with slivered almonds.
*Nutrition analysis is for fat free vinaigrette salad dressing.
 
Serves:
4
 
1 Cup of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving
 
Fruit and /or Veggie color(s):
 
Nutrition Information per Serving:
Calories: 75
Total Fat: 1.8g
Saturated Fat: 0.2g
% of Calories from Fat: 20%
% of Calories from Saturated Fat: 2%
Protein: 3g
Carbohydrates: 13g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Dietary Fiber: 4g
Sodium: 132mg
 
Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin C and a good source of vitamin A, folate and fiber.

Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.
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