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Green Beans With Sunflower Seed Kernels

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  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried marjoram 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chervil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped chives 1 Teaspoon
  Dried savory 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Green beans 1 Pound
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), chopped
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sunflower seed kernels 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste

1. Mix the butter with marjoram, basil, chervil, parsley, chives, savory, and thyme.
2. Wash beans and remove the ends. Put the onion and garlic in boiling salted water (the water should only just cover the bottom of the pan) in a large skillet. Add the beans, cover, and cook until crisp-tender.
3. Pour off the excess liquid. Add the herb butter and sunflower seed kernels and swirl around to melt the butter. Add salt and pepper to taste and toss over medium heat for 1 minute.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 719 Calories from Fat 463

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 53 g81.5%

Saturated Fat 29.6 g147.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121 mg40.3%

Sodium 449.4 mg18.7%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g18.1%

Dietary Fiber 22.6 g90.5%

Sugars 12.3 g

Protein 15 g29.7%

Vitamin A 53.9% Vitamin C 42.1%

Calcium 24.5% Iron 36.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Green Beans With Sunflower Seed Kernels Recipe