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Dill Green Beans Recipe

Dill Green Beans Recipe

I love this healthful alternative to salty munchies like potato chips. The steamed beans are addictive and easy. —Allison Gray, Freeport, Maine
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, optional

Directions

  • 1. Place beans in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 6-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the vinegar, soy sauce, dill and sesame seeds if desired. Transfer beans to a serving bowl. Add vinegar mixture and toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup (calculated without sesame seeds) equals 48 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 612 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.