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Green Beans with Tomatoes and Queso Fresco

green beans with tomatoes and queso fresco Side
Green Beans with Tomatoes and Queso Fresco
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 8

Next time you're looking for an impressive side dish, choose this--it's simply delicious! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
boxes (7.5 oz each) frozen green beans & almonds
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
medium onion, sliced
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, undrained
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/8
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, if desired
1/3
cup crumbled queso fresco cheese

Directions

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  • 1
    Reserve almonds. Place bean pouches, printed side up, on microwavable plate. (Do not cut slits in pouches.) Microwave uncovered on High 6 1/2 to 11 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Drain.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook onion and garlic in oil 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is crisp-tender. Stir in tomatoes, oregano and pepper flakes. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened and most of liquid is evaporated.
  • 3
    Spoon drained beans onto serving platter; top with tomato mixture. Sprinkle with cheese and reserved almonds.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
135mg
6%
Potassium
130mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
3g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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  • Next time you're looking for an impressive side dish, choose this--it's simply delicious!
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