Green Beans and Cashews
Green Beans and Cashews is an easy, quick recipe for a delicious side-dish. This would be a good option to add in to your Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter holiday meals or any day of the week. Fresh green beans, garlic, onions and bell peppers are combined with a Vinaigrette salad dressing which is sauteed in a skillet and served topped with cashews. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly, vegetarian and Weight Watchers (3 SmartPoints), (2 pointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (8) servings. Green Beans and Cashews will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 12-15 Minutes.
Total Time: 35-40 minutes
1 lb. fresh green beans, trimmed
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 small red onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/3 cup balsamic Vinaigrette salad dressing, divided
1/4 cup cashews, chopped
1. Combine and stir first 4 ingredients in half of the dressing in a large skillet over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes or just until vegetables are crisp-tender.
2. Add remaining dressing; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
3. Top with the cashews.
YIELD: 8 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/2 cup per serving.
Weight Watchers (2 PointsPlus), (3 SmartPoints)
Carb Choices: 1/2
1 Vegetable + 1 Fat
Calories: 80, Total Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 125mg, Sugars: 4g, Carbohydrates: 8g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 2g
Original recipe and image from: Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/sauteed-green-beans-cashews-138378.aspx
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