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String Beans with Sauteed Garlic

Source: Joslin Choicesgreen beans
Servings: 4
Ingredients: May be served with steamed white rice. This tasty vegetable dish makes a meal itself when served with steamed white rice. It also makes a nice accompaniment to the Steamed Salmon With Scallions recipe, or it can be served with another favorite entree.
1 pound of fresh string beans, with small stem ends removed and cut or broken in half 6-8 cloves of garlic (depending on size and taste), crushed and flattened, with skin removed 2 tablespoons of canola oil 1/4 teaspoon of salt
Directions: Place 1 1/2 tablespoons oil into pot and heat on medium heat until drop of water dances. Put cut string beans into pot (BE CAREFUL of oil splattering) and cover with lid. Cook for about 10-15 minutes, occasionally lifting cover to sauté (stir) string beans until they are browned and tender. Season with 1/4 teaspoonful of salt. Remove string beans from pan and set aside. Using same pan, place 1/2 tablespoon oil and heat on low temperature. Add flattened garlic cloves and sauté until soft, being careful not to burn them. Add the cooked string beans back into pot with the garlic. Mix and serve.
Per Serving: 105 calories (56% calories from fat), 7 g total fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 g protein, 10 g carbohydrates, 4 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 149 mg sodium, 344 mg potassium

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