The other night I sautéed string beans and added a few fried onions at the end. The fried onions added a lot of flavor without adding to many fat grams or calories. Sometimes the smallest additions make the biggest difference.
Enjoy your veggies!!
Sautéed String Beans with Fried Onions
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Estimated values per serving:
Calories = 50 Fat = 2
1 pound (16 ounces) string beans – ends cut off
1 tablespoon low calorie butter spread – melted
1 teaspoon garlic powder
¼ cup fat free chicken broth
2 tablespoons packaged fried onions (store bought) – finely chopped
- In a bowl, toss together string beans, butter spread and garlic powder.
- Heat a large sauté pan on medium high, spray with cooking spray and add string bean mixture.
- Cook 3 – 5 minutes until string beans have browned. Add chicken broth, cover and cook string beans until tender (5 – 7 minutes).
- Remove beans from heat, transfer to a serving platter and sprinkle fried onions on top.