Frenched Beans With Celery
|Fresh green beans||3⁄4 Pound|
|Butter||2 Tablespoon, melted|
|Toasted sunflower seeds||2 Tablespoon|
|Celery leaves||10 (For Garnish)|
|Carrot slices||10 (For Garnish)|
Place beans in colander; rinse well.
Snap off stem end from each bean.
Slice beans lengthwise on cutting board; set aside.
To prepare celery, trim stem ends and leaves from ribs.
Reserve leaves for garnish, if desired.
Slice celery thinly on the diagonal.
Bring 1 inch of water in 2 quart saucepan to a boil over high heat.
Add beans and celery.
Cover; reduce heat to medium-low.
Simmer 8 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender; drain.
Toss beans and celery with butter.
Transfer to warm serving dish.
Sprinkle with sunflower seeds.
Garnish, if desired.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 599 Calories from Fat 354
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 41 g63%
Saturated Fat 17 g84.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%
Sodium 431.7 mg18%
Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.6%
Dietary Fiber 23.1 g92.4%
Sugars 15.8 g
Protein 16 g32.8%
Vitamin A 158.6% Vitamin C 28.5%
Calcium 23.2% Iron 14.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet