Blue Cheese-Walnut Green Beans

Blue Cheese-Walnut Green Beans

Tender-crisp green beans tossed with creamy blue cheese and topped with toasted walnuts pair well with grilled steak or chicken.

Nutirion Profile: Diabetes Appropriate Healthy Weight High Fiber Low Calorie Low Carb Low Cholesterol Low Sodium

Serves Prep Time Total Time
4 20 min 20 min

Directions

Ingredients

  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/3 cup toasted chopped walnuts, (see Tip)

Cooking Instruction

Step 1

Bring green beans and water to a boil in a large skillet. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cook until the beans are just tender, 3 minutes. Uncover and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until the water has evaporated, 3 to 4 minutes more.

Step 2

Add oil, salt and pepper to the pan and cook, stirring, 1 minute more. Transfer the beans to a large bowl and toss with blue cheese until well coated. Sprinkle each serving with walnuts.


Nutrition

  • Serving: Per serving
  • Calories: 163
  • Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Fat: 12g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg
  • Potassium: 233mg
  • Sodium: 302mg
  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 high-fat meat, 2 fat
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

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