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Citrus Green Beans Recipe
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Citrus Green Beans Recipe

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The great citrus flavor in this side dish really perks up green beans. Try using lemon peel, or a combination of orange and lemon, too.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • Dash salt and pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 44 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 41 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. Place green beans in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Transfer beans to a small bowl. Add the oil, peel, salt and pepper; toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Citrus Green Beans in Simple & Delicious July/August 2008, p7

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 44 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 41 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Oct. 22, 2013

This was so easy and gave a nice little twist to standard green beans! And it was so easy! Check out my full review: http://heatskitchen.blogspot.com/2013/10/citrus-green-beans.html

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