Green Beans with Green Olive Dressing
cups pitted green olives
cup extra-virgin olive oil
cup fresh flat-leaf Italian parsley
teaspoons finely shredded lemon peel
tablespoons lemon juice
Freshly ground black pepper
pounds green beans, trimmed
- In a food processor combine olives, olive oil, parsley, lemon peel, and lemon juice. Cover and pulse with on/off turns until mixture is almost a paste. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Set aside for at least 30 minutes.
- Meanwhile, place green beans in a steamer basket; set over boiling water. Cover and steam for 10 to 12 minutes or until just tender. Transfer to a large bowl filled with ice water; drain well.
- Toss green beans with about half of the olive mixture before serving.
From the Test Kitchen
Store any remaining Green Olive Dressing in refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Nutrition Facts(Green Beans with Green Olive Dressing)
- Per serving:
- 135 kcal cal.,
- 11 g fat
- (1 g sat. fat,
- 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 7 g monounsatured fat),
- 0 mg chol.,
- 297 mg sodium,
- 10 g carb.,
- 3 g fiber,
- 3 g sugar,
- 2 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet