Creamy Broccoli and Beans Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
CuisineCourse
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Reduced calorie margarine2 Tablespoon
 Finely chopped onion2 Tablespoon
 Italian seasoning1⁄4 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour1 Teaspoon
 Skim milk3 Tablespoon
 Fresh broccoli1⁄2 Pound, cut up (About 2 Cups)
 Wax beans16 Ounce, rinsed and drained (1 Can)
 Grated parmesan cheese1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 242 Calories from Fat 76

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.3%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 7.1 mg

Sodium 404.5 mg16.9%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.4%

Dietary Fiber 11.3 g45.1%

Sugars 9.3 g

Protein 10 g20.1%

Vitamin A 30.9% Vitamin C 188.6%

Calcium 33.1% Iron 5.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In 1 1/2-quart casserole, combine margarine, onion and Italian seasoning.
Microwave at High for 2 to 2 1/2 minutes, or until onion is tender.
Stir in flour.
Blend in milk.
Add broccoli and beans.
Stir.
Cover.
Microwave at High for 5 to 6 minutes longer, or until broccoli is tender and sauce thickens slightly.
Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
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