Weight Watcher Recipe: Fancy Fresh Green Beans

Weight Watchers Fresh Green Beans Recipe

If you are looking for a great vegetable and bread crumb recipe, this is the perfect of easy recipes.

Weight Watcher Recipe

Weight Watcher Recipe

  • Servings: 6
  • Calories: 130
  • Fat: 6
  • WW Points: 2 weight watcher points

1 1/2 lbs fresh green beans - snap off ends
2 slices white bread - ripped up
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese (shredded or grated)
3 tablespoons butter - salt free
6 medium sized garlic cloves
1/8 teaspoon red pepper
1 cup chicken broth - low sodium
2 teaspoons flour
1 teaspoon fresh thyme
1 tablespoon lemon juice
salt and pepper - however much you like

1. Blend the bread in a processor to get fine crumbly bread.
2. In a large pan, heat the butter over medium heat; melt and add the bread crumbs…Stir frequently, for about 4 minutes (until light brown).
3. Place into a medium bowl and stir in the Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper to taste. Place the mixture to the side.
4. Wipe out the pan and add the garlic, the remaining butter, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring, for about 4 minutes (until garlic is bronzed).
5. Mix in the red pepper, flour and thyme, then add in the fresh green beans.
6. Add the broth and increase the heat to medium, cover and cook for about 4 min.
7. Uncover and cook the mixture for another 4 more minutes (until the beans are tender and the sauce thickens).
8. Turn off the heat, pour in the lemon juice and season with salt and pepper to taste.
9. Transfer to dinner plates and season with bread crumbs.

Serve and Enjoy :)