*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Italian Green Beans
 
 Recipe By     : Austin American Statesman 5/7/97
 Serving Size  : 3    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : New Formats
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      pound         fresh green beans
    1      medium        onion, sliced and separated into rings
    3      cloves        garlic
    1      teaspoon      vegetable oil
    2      tablespoons   water
    1      teaspoon      sugar
    1      teaspoon      dried basil
      1/4  teaspoon      salt
    2      tablespoons   parmesan cheese -- grated
 
 Wash green beans; trim ends, and remove strings.  Add water to depth of 1
 inch in a large skillet; bring to a boil, and add beans.  Cover; reduce
 heat, and cook 6-8 minutes.  Drain and immediately place in ice water.  Let
 stand 5 minutes; drain well.
 
 Cook onion and garlic in oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat,
 stirring constantly.
 
 Add 2 tablespoons water, sugar, basil and salt; cook 1-2 minutes, stirring
 constantly.  Remove and discard garlic; sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
 Yield: 3 servings.
 
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