Lemon Mint Beans
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 TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 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
- In a saucepan, cook beans in a small amount of water until tender; drain. Add remaining ingredients; toss to coat.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 39 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 297mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable.
Originally published as Lemon Mint Beans in Taste of Home June/July 2003