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Blue Cheese Green Beans

Blue Cheese Green Beans
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WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

Tender-crisp green beans tossed with creamy blue cheese and topped with toasted walnuts pair well with grilled steak or chicken.

Ingredients
Prep: 20 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes
  • 1 pound
    green beans, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup
    water
  • 2 teaspoons
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    freshly ground pepper
  • 1/3 cup
    crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/3 cup
    walnuts, toasted chopped
Instructions
  1. Bring green beans and water to a boil in a large skillet. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cook until the beans are just tender, 3 minutes. Uncover and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until the water has evaporated, 3 to 4 minutes more.
  2. Add oil, salt and pepper to the pan and cook, stirring, 1 minute more. Transfer the beans to a large bowl and toss with blue cheese until well coated. Sprinkle each serving with walnuts.

 

Nutritional Information

Makes: 4 servings
Serving Size: about 1 cup each
  • Calories163
  • Fat12 g
    • Saturated fat3 g
  • Cholesterol8 mg
  • Carbohydrates10 g
    • Dietary fiber4 g
  • Protein6 g
  • Sodium302 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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