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Lemon Mint Beans Recipe

Lemon Mint Beans Recipe

This vegetable side tastes so refreshing that they're a delightful addition to summer meals, but you'll want to enjoy them the rest of the year, too.—Dorothy Pritchett, Wills Point, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) fresh or frozen cut green or wax beans
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh mint
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, cook beans in a small amount of water until tender; drain. Add remaining ingredients; toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup) equals 39 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 297 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable.