Herb Buttered Beans with Tomato Dice

Author: Canadian Living

To show off beans at their best, trim only the stems; then steam them briefly so they're still firm to the bite. We've added tomatoes for colour and juiciness.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2003

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb fresh green bean
  • 3 plum tomatoes seeded and finely chopped
Herb Butter:
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

Method

In steamer basket over saucepan of boiling water, cover and steam beans until tender-crisp, 6 to 10 minutes. Place in bowl.

Herb Butter: Add butter, parsley and thyme; toss to coat beans. Garnish with tomatoes.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 45 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 74.0
  • Total fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g

%RDI

  • Iron 11.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 16.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 14.0
  • Vitamin C 23.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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