Green Beans with Mushrooms and Onions
Recipe courtesy of Know Diabetes by Heart and Family Features


Prep time: 10 minutes, Cook time: 10 minutes, Four ½ cup Servings

8 ounces green beans, trimmed
2 teaspoons olive oil
4 ounces sliced mushrooms, stems discarded
½ cup thinly sliced onion
1 medium garlic clove, minced
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1 pinch pepper



  • Fill a medium saucepan ¾ full of water. Bring to a boil, covered, over high heat. Cook the green beans, uncovered, 5 minutes, or until tender-crisp. Drain well in a colander.
  • In a medium nonstick skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat, swirling to coat the bottom. Cook the mushrooms, onion, garlic and salt 5 minutes, or until the mushrooms are soft and lightly browned, stirring frequently. Stir in the lemon juice, pepper, and cooked green beans.


Nutritional information per serving:
60 calories; 25 calories from fat; 2.5 g total fat; 0.5 g saturated fat; 0 g trans-fat; 0.5 g  polyunsaturated fat; 1.5 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 60 mg sodium; 300 mg potassium; 9 g total carbohydrate; 2 g dietary fiber; 4 g sugar; 0 g added sugar; 2 g protein; 70 mg phosphorus. Choices/Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.