Frenched Beans with Celery

Frenched Beans with Celery

Frenched Beans with Celery


Makes 6 side-dish servings


3/4 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
2 stalks celery, cut diagonally into slices
2 tablespoons butter, melted
2 tablespoons toasted sunflower seeds*

*To toast sunflower seeds, heat 1/2 teaspoon oil in small skillet over medium heat. Add shelled sunflower seeds; cook and stir 3 minutes or until lightly browned, shaking pan constantly. Remove to paper towels.


  1. Cut beans lengthwise; set aside.
  2. Bring 1 inch of water in 2-quart saucepan to a boil over high heat. Add beans and celery. Cover; reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer 8 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender; drain.
  3. Toss beans and celery with butter. Transfer to warm serving dish. Sprinkle with sunflower seeds. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Calories 71
Calories from Fat 65 %
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 11 mg
Carbohydrate 5 g
Fiber 2 g
Protein 2 g
Sodium 43 mg

Dietary Exchange

Vegetable 1
Fat 1

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