Recipes and Cooking Green Bean Salad 3.5 (15) 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. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 1, 2005 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 5 mins Stand Time: 30 mins Total Time: 45 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 12 ounce fresh green beans, trimmed ⅓ cup fresh parsley, coarsely chopped 4 green onions, sliced 2 stalks celery, chopped 2 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoon lime juice Lime wedges (optional) Directions 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. To serve, sprinkle with salt and pepper; squeeze lime wedges over top. Makes 4 to 6 servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 96 Calories 7g Fat 8g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label 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.