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.

Green Bean Salad
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Stand Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins


  • 12 ounce fresh green beans, trimmed

  • cup fresh parsley, coarsely chopped

  • 4 green onions, sliced

  • 2 stalks celery, chopped

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 tablespoon lime juice

  • Lime wedges (optional)


  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 (per serving)

96 Calories
7g Fat
8g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 96
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 134mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 21.3mg 107%
Calcium 60.6mg 5%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Potassium 296mg 6%
Folate, total 48.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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