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                            TROPICAL GREEN BEANS
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables                       Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4       tb           Olive oil
    1       lb           Fresh green beans -- cleaned
                         -cut and dried
    1       sm           Yellow onion -- cut in rings
    6       cl           Garlic -- peeled and halved
      1/2   ts           Salt
    2       tb           Balsamic vinegar
    3                    Stalks hearts of palm, cut
                         -in 1/2 rings
      1/3   c            Diced sun-dried tomatoes
                         -packed in oil
    2       ts           Toasted pine nuts
                         Freshly ground black pepper
 
   Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.  Brush a large baking
   dish with 2 tablespoons of the olive oil.  Put green
   beans , onion, and garlic in dish, drizzle with
   remaining oil and sprinkle with salt. Bake for 25
   minutes, stirring beans at least 3 times. When tender,
   remove beans from oven and transfer to bowl.
   Immediately drizze with vinegar. Add hearts of palm,
   tomatoes, pine nits and pepper to taste and toss.
   
   Nutritional info per serving: 153 cal; 3g pro, 15g
   carb, 11g fat, (58%)
   
   Source: The Complete Vegetarian column, Pam Smith
   O'Hara Miami Herald, 11/16/95 format by Lisa Crawford,
   7/14/96
  
 
 
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