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Lemon-Dill Green Beans

Lemon-Dill Green Beans
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WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

This lemon and dill vinaigrette is a natural complement to green beans. It's also great tossed with steamed asparagus or drizzled over sliced fresh tomatoes. 

Ingredients
Prep: 15 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes
  • 1 pound
    green beans, trimmed
  • 4 teaspoons
    chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon
    minced shallot
  • 1 tablespoon
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon
    lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon
    whole-grain mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    freshly ground pepper
Instructions
  1. Bring an inch of water to a boil in a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Add green beans, cover and cook until tender-crisp, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk dill, shallot, oil, lemon juice, mustard, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add the green beans and toss to coat. Let stand about 10 minutes before serving to blend flavors.
Tip

To make this recipe serve 10, multiply all the ingredients by 2 1/2: Use 2 1/2 pounds green beans, 3 tablespoons dill, 2 1/2 tablespoons each shallot, oil and lemon juice, 2 1/2 teaspoons mustard and 3/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper.

Nutritional Information
Serving Size: 1 cup

Makes: 4 servings
  • Calories74
  • Fat4 g
    • Saturated fat1 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Carbohydrates10 g
    • Dietary fiber4 g
  • Protein2 g
  • Sodium163 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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