Creamy Green Beans


Classifications: Vegetables

Qty Measure Ingredient


2 cups frozen French-style green beans

1 tablespoon onion, chap

1 tablespoon reduced-fat margarine

1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt

pepper to taste

1/4 cup Light process American cheese, shredded

Instructions: Place beans in a microwave-safe baking dish; microwave on high for 4-5 minutes or until tender. Set aside. In a saucepan, saute onion in margarine for 1 minute. Stir in flour until smooth; cook and stir for 1 minute. Stir in yogurt. Add beans and pepper. Top with cheese and let stand until melted.



Background: Note: NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS: One 1/2-cup serving equals 70 calories, 162 mg sodium, 4 mg cholesterol, 8 gm carbohydrate, 4 gm protein, 3 gm fat. DIABETIC EXCHANGES: 1-1/2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

Serves: 4

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