Citrus-Glazed Green Beans

If you are short on time, cover the shallots while you cook them to achieve the same caramelizing effect. This may take 8 to 12 minutes.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 3 small shallots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tsp. Splenda
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 lb. green beans, trimmed
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar-free orange marmalade
  • ½ tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce


  • Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add shallots and Splenda to skillet and sauté for 15 minutes or until shallots are browned. Add garlic and sauté 2 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook green beans in boiling water for 4 to 5 minutes. Remove beans to a bowl of ice cold water and drain.
  • Add green beans to skillet. Stir in marmalade, ginger, and soy sauce. Cook for 5 minutes until sauce has thickened.