Food, Family & Fun

A Seasonal Guide to Healthy Eating
Commemorating 50 years of School Lunch


Snappy Green Beans with Basil Dip

20 minutes
Serves: 4

This makes a delicious simple sauce for pasta.

  • 1/2 pound (8 oz) fresh green beans, washed and stemmed
  • 1/2 cup lowfat mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp 1% milk
  • 1 tsp onion powder 1
  • Tbsp fresh basil, chopped
  • Seasonings to taste

1. Mix a11 ingredients except green beans.

2. Put in small bowl placed in center of serving platter: surround by green beans. Serve.

Nutrients per serving
2 Tbsp

  • Calories 47
  • Saturated fat 1.3 g
  • Iron 0 mg
  • Protein 0 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Calcium 12 mg
  • Carbohydrate 2 mg
  • Vitamin A 7 RE
  • Sodium 138 mg
  • Total Fat 6.2 g
  • Vitamin C 0 mg
  • Dietary Fiber 0 g


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