Spicy Garlic Green Beans

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Serves 4  Cook Time 15 Minutes

1 lb fresh green beans, whole or cut into 1 inch pieces
1 clove garlic, minced
¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes (or more to taste)
¼ tsp salt
1 Tbsp canola oil


To Freeze Ahead:

  1. Wash and dry fresh green beans and cut into desired size. If using frozen there is no need to wash them. Place all the ingredients into a gallon size freezer bag, squeeze the air out of the bag, label and date it. (Keep up to 8 months)

To Cook Immediately:

  1. Wash and dry beans. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat.
  2.  Add the beans, garlic, red pepper flakes and salt. Cook for 10 minutes or less for desired crispness.


  1. Wash and dry beans.
  2. Place all ingredients in a microwave safe dish. Cover with plastic wrap. Cook on high for 3-5 minutes. Let the contents steam for additional 2 minutes for crispy beans.

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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