Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Orange Ginger Green Beans

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

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