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Garlic & Butter Green Beans

Spiced garlic green beans fried in butter.



  1. Blanche the beans in boiling water for about two minutes. Take out of the water.
  2. In a small frying pan, melt butter and add garlic cloves,
  3. Let brown. Add the beans and spices and cook until crisp.
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03 Dec 11 by member: mama mel
I cannaot understand why you would use 2.5 tablespoons of butter in ANY recipe if you are seriously trying to lose weight. It certainly isn't low cal if you look at the fat content! This is where people cheat themselves and then feel they are losers and not in a good way. Take the receipe out!
24 Nov 10 by member: jennybc
delicious easy low on cal and kids loved them
11 Nov 10 by member: cbonita


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Nutrition summary:

There are 106 calories in 1 serving of Garlic & Butter Green Beans.
Calorie break-down: 58% fat, 34% carbs, 8% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 66
Calories 106
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 7.36g 11%
  Saturated Fat 4.593g 23%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.348g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.873g  
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 127mg 5%
Potassium 258mg  
Total Carbohydrate 9.62g 3%
  Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
  Sugars 1.82g  
Protein 2.43g  
Vitamin A 63% Vitamin C 129%
Calcium 21% Iron 27%
of RDI*
(106 calories)
5% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (34%)
Fat (58%)
Protein (8%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories