Herbed Green Beans With Sunflower Seeds
|Fresh green beans||1 Pound|
|Water||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Snipped fresh parsley||1 Tablespoon|
|Chopped fresh chives||2 Teaspoon|
|Onion||1 Small, chopped|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Sunflower seeds||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Freshly ground pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
Wash fresh young green beans; drain.
Cut off ends.
Cook them, tightly covered, in 2 cups boiling water for 10-15 minutes, until tender, but still crisp.
Meanwhile, combine herbs in a small bowl.
Then saute chopped onion and garlic in oil, adding the herbs toward the end, and lastly the sunflower seeds.
Add cooked beans to herb mixture, season to taste, toss lightly and serve immediately.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 651 Calories from Fat 380
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 44 g67.1%
Saturated Fat 5.1 g25.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 1987.4 mg82.8%
Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.7%
Dietary Fiber 23.1 g92.3%
Sugars 12.7 g
Protein 17 g34.2%
Vitamin A 45.2% Vitamin C 68.9%
Calcium 19.7% Iron 35.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet