Garden-Fresh Green Beans and Tomatoes with Oregano – Diabetes Recipes

Garden-Fresh Green Beans and Tomatoes with Oregano – Diabetes Recipes.

Garden-Fresh Green Beans and Tomatoes with Oregano 
Garden-Fresh Green Beans and Tomatoes with Oregano

Total Servings: 6 
Serving Size: 1/2 cup 

Try to purchase vine-ripened tomatoes for this straight-from-thefield side dish.

  • 2 tsp olive oil 
  • 1/4 cup diced onion 
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced 
  • 2 cups cut green beans (trim ends and cut green beans in 1-inch lengths)
  • 1/4 cup low-fat, reduced-sodium chicken broth 
  • 1 medium tomato, diced 
  • 1 Tbsp fresh minced oregano 
  • 1 Tbsp minced parsley Fresh ground pepper and salt to taste
 1. In a wok or heavy skillet over medium-high heat, heat the oil. Add the onion and garlic and sauté for 3 minutes (do not let the garlic brown). Add the green beans and broth, cover, and steam for 3 minutes.
2. Add the diced tomato, cover, and steam 30 seconds. Add the oregano, parsley, pepper, and salt and steam for 30 seconds more. Serve.

Exchanges:

  • 1 Vegetable 
  • 1/2 Fat 

Calories 39   
Calories from Fat 17 
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g 
Cholesterol 0 mg 
Sodium 32 mg 
Total Carbohydrate 6 g   
Dietary Fiber 2 g   
Sugars 2 g 
Protein 1 g

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