Herbed Red Potatoes and Baby Green Beans
- Ready In:
- 4 medium red potatoes, scrubbed and quartered
- 4 garlic cloves, peeled and quartered
- 1 lb frozen baby green beans
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 tablespoons fat-free chicken broth
- salt and pepper
- 1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped or 1 teaspoon dried basil, crushed
- Place the scrubbed and quartered potatoes in a saucepan along with the garlic cloves; cover with cold water.
- Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
- When the potatoes come to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until tender, about 15 minutes; drain immediately.
- Place the frozen beans in a 2-quart microwave safe dish, cover and microwave for 2 to 3 minutes.
- Stir the beans and microwave an addiitonal 1 to 2 minutes or until crisp tender.
- Return potatoes and garlic to saucepan, drizzle with olive oil and chicken broth.
- Toss to coat evenly, season with salt and pepper, add beans and basil; toss again.
- Serve immediately.
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REALLY delicious. I have to admit I got confused about when to put in the garlic. Are you supposed to boil them with the potatoes? I didn't want raw garlic in there, so I just put in a bunch of garlic powder when I put in the basil. It was DELISH! Even my 2 year old had a serving. Thanks for sharing (and if you can, let me know what to do with that garlic!) THANKS!
Oh these are so good! I cooked my red potatoes to the point were they could just about lose their shape when stirred (very tender). I cooked the beans on my cooktop also until quite tender. When stirred together with the rest of the ingredients list ~ they make an awesome combo!! Thanks so much for this wonderful side dish, Paula!!
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