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Fresh Fried Green Beans


Fresh fried green beans

Using no salt or low sodium ingredients to flavor fresh vegetables is a healthy alternative to salting them, and preserves their natural low sodium nature.

2 servings: 16 mg. sodium per serving

6 oz. fresh green beans, ends removed and cut into thirds
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon lemon pepper with onion and garlic
4 thin slices red onion, cut in half
2 teaspoons unsalted sunflower seeds (optional)

Prep. Instructions

1. Steam green beans for 8 minutes. Set aside.
2. Combine oil, lime juice and spices in a bowl.
3. Have all other ingredients on hand.

Cooking Instructions

1. Heat a 9 inch skillet over medium low heat; add oil mixture.

2. Add the steamed beans and onions. Stir to combine. Turn heat to low and cook 5 minutes, or until onions are tender, stirring often.

3. Remove from heat. Add sunflower seeds, if using; stir to combine. Can serve hot or refrigerate and serve cold. - Copyright © 2023 Judy Reynolds