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.


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


  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

First Published: 11/23/2015
Last Reviewed: 11/23/2015

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