Green Beans and Lime

Garlic, hazelnuts, and lime combine with green beans in this savory side dish recipe.

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 6 mins to 8 mins
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Green Beans and Lime
Ingredients
2
pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
1/3
cup fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
1
tablespoon snipped fresh rosemary
1
tablespoon fresh lime juice
1
clove garlic, minced (1/2 tsp.)
2
tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/3
cup hazelnuts, toasted and chopped*
 
Lime Wedges (optional)
Directions
  1. Bring large saucepan of water to boiling. Add 1 tablespoon salt and green beans. Cook beans until crisp-tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain and immediately plunge in ice water. Let sit in ice water 3 minutes or until cool. Drain well and set aside.
  2. In small bowl combine parsley, rosemary, lime peel and juice, and garlic. Set aside.
  3. In 12-inch skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add beans. Cook, stirring occasionally, 3 to 4 minutes or until heated through. Season with 1/2 tsp. each salt and black pepper. Remove from heat. Stir in lime mixture and hazelnuts. Serve with lime wedges. Serves 8.
From the Test Kitchen
*Tip:

To toast hazelnuts, spread in single layer on baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F for 5 to 10 minutes, stirring once or twice, until lightly browned. Remove papery skins from hazelnuts by rubbing nuts with clean towel.

Nutrition Facts (Green Beans and Lime)
    Per serving:
  • 103 kcal cal.,
  • 7 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 5 g monounsatured fat),
  • 0 mg chol.,
  • 299 mg sodium,
  • 10 g carb.,
  • 5 g fiber,
  • 2 g sugar,
  • 3 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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