Green Bean Bundles

Ingredients

  • 1 lb green beans, ends snipped
  • 3 Tbsp salted butter, melted
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 4 pieces of prosciutto

 

Directions

  1. Cook beans in a large sauce pan of boiling water for 5 minutes; beans will still be crisp.
  2. Place the green beans in a large mixing bowl. Drizzle with melted butter and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Divide the green beans into 8 bundles.
  4. Slice the prosciutto in half, lengthwise. Gently tie the bundles of green beans together with a prosciutto slice.
  5. Serve while still warm.

 

Handling & Storage

Select brightly colored green beans that snap easily when bent. Refrigerate in a plastic bag for up to a week.

To prepare, wash beans in cold water before cutting and cooking, then snip both ends. Toretain sweetness and crispness, trim beans but keep whole.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 73
Total Fat: 5.4 g
Saturated Fat: 3.1 g
Trans Fat: 0.0 g
Cholesterol: 18 mg
Sodium: 268 mg
Total Carbohydrates: 4.1 g
Dietary Fiber: 2.0g
Sugars: 0.8 g
Protein: 3.3 g
Serves: 8