Side Dishes

Slow Cooker Green Beans

330

The best way to cook fresh green beans in a slow cooker!

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2 tablespoons olive oil
1 yellow onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 pounds fresh or frozen green beans, rinsed and strings removed
1 (14 oz) can chicken broth (I used reduced sodium)
½ teaspoon garlic salt
salt and pepper to taste
Spray a 5-7 quart slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. In a medium skillet saute onion and garlic on medium-low heat until they are tender (mine took about 4-5 minutes). Add sauteed onion and garlic...
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Nutritions

Calories
130

Sodium
243mg
10% DV

Fat
11g
17% DV

Protein
2g
4% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
1g
5% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV