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    Easy Fresh Bean, Garlic and Onion Saute

    Easy Fresh Bean, Garlic and Onion Saute. Photo by kzbhansen

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    Kittencalskitchen's Note:

    This is a fantastic and easy recipe to use when you have fresh green or yellow beans overflowing in your garden, I know, I make this bean recipe every harvest time. This recipe can esily be doubled. You will love this!

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 2 lbs fresh wax beans (can use both) or 2 lbs fresh green beans (can use both)
    • 1 -2 tablespoon olive oil (can use more, and can use both oil and butter) or 1 -2 tablespoon butter (can use more, and can use both oil and butter)
    • 2 medium onions, sliced
    • 3 chopped fresh garlic cloves (or to taste, I use about 2 tablespoons, chopped not minced!)
    • 2 tablespoons grated orange zest
    • 2/3 cup orange juice
    • salt and pepper

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Rinse the beans with cold water and trim off ends.
    2. 2
      In medium saucepan, steam the beans (tightly covered) in about 1/4 cup water until tender, about 5 minutes; remove from water to drain well, and set aside (I pat them dry with paper towels).
    3. 3
      In a skillet heat the oil or butter (can use both).
    4. 4
      Add in sliced onions, and chopped garlic; saute for about 3 minutes.
    5. 5
      Add in zest, 2/3 cup orange juice, salt and pepper to taste.
    6. 6
      Add in the steamed beans; toss to coat.
    7. 7
      Heat for about 1 more minute or so.
    8. 8
      Delicious!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 28, 2006

      55

      Even my professed green bean haters ate these! I made just as written & the orange flavor was perfect. Thanks for posting thsi! I'll definitely be making again!

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    • on June 24, 2006

      55

      Wonderful recipe!!! I added more garlic and will probably add more yet. Easy and quick to prepare! Thanks for posting

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    • on June 22, 2006

      55

      I too enjoyed these with dinner this evening. Based on NimrodCook's experience I used a bit more zest and fresh squeezed juice so the burst of orange really came through. This is an unusual combination of flavors but they really worked well. Thank Kitz.

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    Nutritional Facts for Easy Fresh Bean, Garlic and Onion Saute

    Serving Size: 1 (207 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 148.1
     
    Calories from Fat 34
    23%
    Total Fat 3.7 g
    5%
    Saturated Fat 0.5 g
    2%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 16.2 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 27.5 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 8.9 g
    35%
    Sugars 5.8 g
    23%
    Protein 5.1 g
    10%

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