Steamed Green Beans with Lemon-Mint Dressing+

Ingredients

  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint leaves (tarragon or basil are also good options)
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallots
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

1. Steam green beans 4 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.

2. Combine mint and remaining ingredients in a large bowl, and stir with a whisk. Add green beans to bowl, and toss to coat.

Yield: serves 4 (1 cup)

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 84
  • Fat: 5.3g
  • Protein: 2.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 9.1g
  • Fiber: 3.3g

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