Mixed Beans With Lime Butter Recipe

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Mixed Beans With Lime Butter Recipe
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Mixed Beans With Lime Butter Recipe

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Lois Fetting of Nelson, Wisconsin suggests this simple yet delicious way to showcase beans. "It is best with beans fresh from your garden or the farmer's market," she hints.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound each fresh green and wax beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 teaspoons snipped fresh dill
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

Place beans in saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Melt butter in a skillet; add the dill, lime juice and peel, salt, pepper and beans. Stir to coat and cook until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Mixed Beans With Lime Butter in Taste of Home August/September 2000, p18

Nutritional Facts

2 ounce-weight: 85 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 359mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1/2 pound each fresh green and wax beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 teaspoons snipped fresh dill
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  1. Place beans in saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Melt butter in a skillet; add the dill, lime juice and peel, salt, pepper and beans. Stir to coat and cook until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Mixed Beans With Lime Butter in Taste of Home August/September 2000, p18

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LadySullen User ID: 3595759 25072
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2012

"Really delicious and pretty as well!!"

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