Sautéed Garlic Green Beans

This nutritious and delicious side dish, made from simple ingredients, adds elegance to any meal!

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1. In a pot of 3-4 cups of boiling water, add 1/2 teaspoon salt, broth, and green beans. Boil the green beans until just tender, about 7-10 minutes. Place in a bowl and set aside.

2. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil or use the fat-free spray to cook onions until they are translucent. Add the garlic and let it cook for about 2 minutes.

3. Add the green beans and toss with the onions and garlic. Sprinkle in the red pepper flakes, and season with salt and pepper to taste.

4. Pour green beans in a serving bowl and squirt with lemon juice and top with lemon zest, if desired.

Yield: 6 servings . Serving size: 1/6 of total recipe .

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 72, Carbohydrates: 10 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 2 g

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