Rustic Red Potatoes and Green Beans

Rustic Red Potatoes and Green Beans
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Source: The Diabetes Cookbook. Recipe Credit: .

This mixed veggie dish is an example of how to increase your vegetable intake while managing your carbohydrate intake. Serve alongside a protein entree with additional vegetables like Braised Chicken Thighs with Mushrooms or Smoky Pork Chops with Tomatoes.

  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Cook time
    35 min
  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    about 2/4 cup
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    about 2/4 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 110

  • Total Fat 5g
    • Saturated Fat 0.7g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 115mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • Dietary Fiber 3g
    • Total Sugars 2g
    • Added Sugars 0g
  • Protein 3g
  • Potassium 410mg
  • Phosphorus 60mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Carbohydrate, 1 Fat



  • nonstick cooking spray
  • fresh green beans
    1 lbs
  • petite red potatoes (cut into eighths)
  • olive oil (divided)
    2 tbsp
  • garlic salt (divided)
    1/2 tsp
  • black pepper (divided)
    1/4 tsp
  • dried parsley
    1/4 tsp


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.

  2. In a medium bowl mix together potatoes, 1 Tbsp. olive oil, 1/4 Tsp. garlic salt, 1/8 Tsp. pepper and 1/4 Tsp. parsley.

  3. Place potatoes on half of baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.

  4. In a medium bowl mix together green beans, 1 Tbsp. olive oil, 1/4 Tsp. garlic salt and 1/8 Tsp. pepper.

  5. After potatoes have baked for 15 minutes; add green beans to other half of baking sheet. Bake potatoes and green beans for additional 20 minutes.

  • Recommended

    Pretty good, and nice and easy! I didn't have garlic salt so I used fresh minced garlic and salt. I would probably do it that way again.

  • Recommended

    Delicious. We added a little extra garlic salt.