Makes 2 generous servings, or 4 side dishes.
Cook the green beans in salted water until they are tender crisp, then saute them with the onion for about 5 minutes. Both should be tender and just begin to brown.
1 T olive oil
1 large onion, cut into chunks
2 oz fresh or frozen whole green beans
4 oz fresh mushrooms, cut into pieces
1 large clove of garlic, minced
1 cup cooked chicken, cubed (if desired)
2 oz basil pesto
2 oz fettuccini or noodles, cooked
Fresh Parmesan cheese for garnish