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Lemon-Mint Snap Peas & Lima Beans

Lemon-Mint Snap Peas & Lima Beans
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WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

Fresh-tasting lemon-mint vinaigrette dresses up snap peas and lima beans in a hurry. The creamy texture of limas is a perfect counterpart to the crunch of the sugar snap peas. Try this vinaigrette with asparagus and green beans too.

Ingredients
Prep: 15 minutes | Total Time: 15 minutes
  • small shallot, minced
  • 2 tablespoons
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons
    lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons
    chopped fresh mint
  • 1 teaspoon
    Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon
    sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    freshly ground pepper
  • 1 pound
    sugar snap peas, trimmed
  • 10 ounces
    frozen baby lima beans, thawed
Instructions
  1. Whisk shallot, oil, lemon juice, mint, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper in a large bowl.
  2. Bring 2 inches of water to a boil in a medium saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Steam snap peas and lima beans until the snap peas are tender-crisp and the lima beans are heated through, 5 to 7 minutes. Toss with the vinaigrette.

 

Nutritional Information

Makes: 6 servings, about 2/3 cup each
  • Calories137
  • Fat5 g
    • Saturated fat1 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Carbohydrates18 g
    • Dietary fiber5 g
  • Protein5 g
  • Sodium132 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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