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
pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
cup fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
tablespoon snipped fresh rosemary
tablespoon fresh lime juice
clove garlic, minced (1/2 tsp.)
tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
cup hazelnuts, toasted and chopped*
Lime Wedges (optional)
  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

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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