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  • Parmesan Green Beans

  • Parmesan Green Beans

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  • Serves 4


    1 tbsp olive oil
    1 tsp garlic, minced (about 1 clove) 
    1 small onion, thinly sliced
    3 cups green beans
    1 cup (8 oz) low-sodium chicken broth 
    ¼ cup grated fat-free parmesan cheese
    ¼ tsp black pepper


    1. Trim green beans and cut into one inch pieces.  
    2. Combine olive oil and garlic in a large saucepan. 
    3. Cook until garlic is soft, but not browned (about 30 seconds).
    4. Add onion, and continue to cook for about 5 minutes over medium heat until soft.
    5. Add green beans and chicken broth. Bring to a boil and simmer for 2 minutes, until beans are heated through.
    6. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and pepper, and serve.

    This recipe was modified from Keep the Beat™, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. 

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