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Home Health Library Recipes Tangy green beans

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size About 2/3 cup
Calories 42

Amount Per Serving
Monounsaturated fat 1.5 g
Saturated fat 0.3 g
Total fat 2 g
Sodium 72 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Dietary fiber 2 g
Protein 1 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

Green beans, also called string beans or snap beans, are one of the most popular vegetables. They are low in calories and filling.


(Serves 10)
  • 1 1/2 pounds green beans, fresh, frozen or canned
  • 1/3 cup diced sweet red bell peppers
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons olive oil or canola oil
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder


Cook beans and red peppers in a steamer basket over water until crisp-tender. Whisk together all remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Transfer beans to a serving bowl. Add dressing and stir to coat.

Last Updated: June 5th, 2015