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Spicy Green Bean Fries

Vegetables usually only make one appearance at Superbowl parties and spreads – as cold and uninviting crudite fighting for attention next to sliders, chili, wings, and more. So why not make vegetables a star this year by whipping up these simple, crunchy green bean fries? Serve them with your favorite dipping sauce, I usually grab for this skinny ranch, and watch as a green vegetable steals the show.

Spicy Green Bean Fries
Servings: 8 servings
Serving Size: 1/2 cup (1/8 recipe)
Nutritional Info: 64.7 calories, .7g of fat, 10.9g of carbohydrates, 1.1g of fiber, 3.3g of protein
Weight Watchers® PointsPlus®: 2 *

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. green beans, washed and trimmed
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 egg whites

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Stir together the bread crumbs, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and red pepper flakes. Place in a shallow bowl or plate.
  3. Whisk together the egg whites until frothy.
  4. Dip the green beans into the egg white and then roll in the bread crumbs. Place on the parchment paper in a single layer. Repeat until all the green beans are coated in bread crumbs.
  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes until green beans are nice and crispy, shaking the baking sheet once during cooking. Serve with skinny ranch.

* PointsPlus® calculated by Slender Kitchen; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.

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1 Response to Spicy Green Bean Fries

  1. Paula on March 3, 2013

    Just made these… OMG!!! Super fantastic! Had my doubts, better than I could have imagined

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