Green Bean Salad

Lime juice and parsley add flavor to this bean salad, while green onions and celery add a pleasing crunch. It all combines for a fresh and healthy recipe that's perfect for serving alongside grilled meats or fish.

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Stand: 30 mins
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Green Bean Salad
Ingredients
12
ounces fresh green beans, trimmed
1/3
cup fresh parsley, coarsely chopped
4
green onions, sliced
2
stalks celery, chopped
2
tablespoons olive oil
2
tablespoons lime juice
 
Lime wedges (optional)
Directions
  1. In a 2-quart microwave-safe dish add green beans and 2 tablespoons water. Cover and microwave on 100% power (high) for 5 minutes or until tender, stirring halfway. Drain; rinse with cold water and drain again. Transfer to serving dish. Toss with parsley, green onions, celery, oil, and juice. If desired, cover and let stand at room temperature for up to 30 minutes.
  2. To serve, sprinkle with salt and pepper; squeeze lime wedges over top. Makes 4 to 6 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Green Bean Salad)
    Per serving:
  • 96 kcal cal.,
  • 7 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 5 g monounsatured fat),
  • 0 mg chol.,
  • 134 mg sodium,
  • 8 g carb.,
  • 4 g fiber,
  • 2 g sugar,
  • 2 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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