Lemon Green Beans Recipe
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Delicately seasoned with lemon and dill, these tender green beans from Kara Lee Helminak of South Milwaukee, Wisconsin taste fresh and inviting. They’re a great accompaniment to almost any entree.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

Place 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.
In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the lemon juice, oil, dill and salt; shake well. Transfer beans to a serving dish; add dressing and toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Lemon Green Beans in Taste of Home October/November 2006, p47

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 62 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 103mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  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 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the lemon juice, oil, dill and salt; shake well. Transfer beans to a serving dish; add dressing and toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Lemon Green Beans in Taste of Home October/November 2006, p47

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