1 pound green beans
1 tbsp. trans-free margarine
1/2 cup chopped shallots
1 tbsp. finely chopped fresh ginger
1/2 tsp. grated orange peel
Bring a medium saucepan of water to a boil over medium-high heat. Add the beans, cover, and simmer for 5 minutes, or until tender. Drain and remove to a bowl.
Melt the margarine in the same pan over low heat. Add the shallots and ginger and sauté for 5 minutes, or until the shallots are tender. Add the beans and orange peel and toss to combine.
Makes 8 servings
Per serving: 35 calories, 1 g fat, 0 g sat. fat, 1 g protein, 5 g carbs, 2 g dietary fiber, 0 mg cholesterol, 15 mg sodium.
Source: The South Beach Diet Cookbook