Salads and Vegetables: Vegetable Dishes: Italian Flat Beans with Garlic Spread

Delicious and easy. Each serving equals one and one-half veggie servings.

Author: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Date: November 15, 2007

Serves: 8 person(s)

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 5 mins


    1 1/2 tsp sea salt
    0.90 kg Italian flat beans, trimmed, cut in thirds
    4 Tbsp garlic spread


    Bring pot of water with salt to boil on high; add beans. Cook uncovered 3 to 4 minutes or until tender; drain.

    Melt garlic spread in skillet on medium — low heat; add beans. Toss to heat through, 1 to 2 minutes. Season with fresh ground black pepper to taste.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:55 cals
Kilojoules:230 kJ
Fat:2.0 g
Carbohydrates:8.3 g
Protein:2.0 g
Cholesterol:0.0 mg
Sodium:483 mg
Saturated Fat:0.4 g
Fiber:4.0 g
Calcium:42.0 mg
Total Sugars:1.6 g

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