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Marinated Italian Beans

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  Fresh green beans 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Italian salad dressing 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Commercial)
  Chablis/Other dry white wine 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Tarragon vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Dried basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Whole)
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried whole oregano 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Pimiento strips 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Wash beans, trim ends diagonally, and remove strings.
Place beans in a 12-x 8- x 2-inch baking dish.
Add water; cover with heavy-duty plastic wrap, and microwave at HIGH for 12 to 14 minutes, stirring after 5 minutes, or until crisp-tender.
Drain well.
Combine salad dressing, wine, vinegar, basil, pepper, oregano, and garlic, stirring well.
Pour marinade over beans, cover and chill 6 to 8 hours or overnight.
Remove beans with a slotted spoon.
Garnish with pimiento strips.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 216 Calories from Fat 142

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.7%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 937.6 mg39.1%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.4 g17.6%

Sugars 6.7 g

Protein 3 g5.2%

Vitamin A 5.6% Vitamin C 12.7%

Calcium 1.9% Iron 4.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Marinated Italian Beans Recipe