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Minted French Green Beans

Makes: 4 servings
Prep 15 mins Cook 2 mins Chill 2 hrs
Minted French Green Beans
Ingredients
  • 8  ounces  haricots vert or other small, thin green beans (2 cups)
  • 1  tablespoon  minced shallot
  • 2  teaspoons  olive oil
  • 2  teaspoons  snipped fresh mint
  •  Salt
  •  Freshly ground pepper
Directions

1. Rinse beans. Trim tips off beans, if desired. Drain. Place a steamer basket in a large skillet. Add water to just below the bottom of basket.

2. Bring to boiling. Add beans. Cover. Steam for 2 minutes. Drain. Rinse with cold water. (Or, plunge into ice water.) Drain well.

3. In a mixing bowl toss beans with shallot, oil, and mint. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and chill for 2 hours. Serve as a salad or side dish. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Minted French Green Beans)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 40,
  • Fat, total (g) 2,
  • chol. (mg) 0,
  • sat. fat (g) 0,
  • carb. (g) 5,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 1,
  • vit. A (RE) 41,
  • vit. C (mg) 8,
  • sodium (mg) 39,
  • calcium (mg) 20,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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