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Slow cooker green beans

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    Slow cooker green beans Heart Smart Gluten Free Low Sodium

    Get strong in the gym — and your kitchen! Green beans supply your body with bone-building vitamin K, magnesium and calcium.

    Ingredients

    nonstick cooking spray
    2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    1 1/2 cups chopped onion
    5 cloves garlic, minced
    4 pounds frozen green beans
    2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
    1 1/4 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
    1 1/4 teaspoons fresh lemon peel

    Directions

    1. Spray the inside of a slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
    2. In a medium skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes. Add onions and garlic to the slow cooker. Add green beans and broth. Stir until well combined. Cook on low for 4 hours.
    3. Add pepper and lemon peel. Toss with two large spoons. Serve warm.

    Makes 24 servings

    Carb choices per serving: 1/2

    green-beans

    Depending on how tender you like your green beans, you may want to adjust the cooking time.

    Nutrition Facts