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Lemon-Pepper Green Beans

 Lemon-Pepper Green Beans
The perfect partner for a rich main course, these delicious green beans from our Test Kitchen bring a light and refreshing flavor, as well as a dash of color to the table. They’re sure to be a hit!
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1/2 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning


  • 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.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar and seasonings
  • until blended. Transfer beans to a serving bowl; drizzle with
  • seasoning mixture and toss to coat. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 92 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 261 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.