CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Red Potatoes and Green BeansThis side dish is perfect because it’s fast, easy and there is no pot to wash.
By: Herald Staff Report,
This side dish is perfect because it’s fast, easy and there is no pot to wash.
Red Potatoes and Green Beans
¾ pound red potatoes
½ pound green beans, trimmed
2 teaspoons olive oil
Salt and freshly ground pepper
Wash (do not peel) and thinly slice potatoes. Cut the slices in half if they are large. Place in a microwave-safe bowl. Cut the green beans in half and add to the bowl. Cover with a plate or plastic wrap and microwave on high 5 minutes. Remove from microwave and place on dinner plates. Drizzle with olive oil and add salt and pepper to taste.
Yield: Serves 2.
Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 213 calories, 30 percent of calories from fat, 7.1 grams fat (1 gram saturated, 5 grams monounsaturated), no cholesterol, 5.2 grams protein, 34.9 grams carbohydrates, 6.6 grams fiber, 17 milligrams sodium.
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