Archive for May, 2016

Green Beans with Artichoke Hearts

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Green Beans and Artichoke Hearts

A low calorie, low or no cholesterol, low sodium dish that is simple to prepare.

Ingredients:

3/4 lb green beans, trimmed

9 oz frozen artichoke hearts, thawed

1 tbsp unsalted butter or vegan margarine

Directions:

Place green beans in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover saucepan and steam 3 minutes. Add artichoke hearts and steam another 7-8 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Drain vegetables and return to saucepan. Toss vegetables with butter or vegan margarine.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrtion (per serving) Calories 80; % Calories From Fat 37.1%; Total Fat 3.3g; Saturated Fats 1.9g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 0.8g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.3g; Cholesterol 7.6mg; Sodium 39mg; Total Carbohydrates 12g; Dietary Fiber 5.8g; Sugar 1.7g; Protein 3.6g.

More Information:

Vitamins:

Thiamin B1 0.11 mg
Vitamin A 680 IU
Vitamin K 21 mcg
Vitamin E 0.53 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.21 mg
Vitamin B6 0.12 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.19 mg
Choline 32 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin C 17 mg
Vitamin B12 0.006 mcg
Niacin B3 1.2 mg

Minerals:

Sodium 39 mg
Zinc 0.44 mg
Copper 0.098 mg
Calcium 46 mg
Iron 1.2 mg
Manganese 0.36 mg
Magnesium 41 mg
Phosphorus 72 mg
Fluoride 16 mcg
Potassium 350 mg
Selenium 0.67 mcg