Recipes and Cooking Green Beans and Lime 3.9 (17) Garlic, hazelnuts, and lime combine with green beans in this savory side dish recipe. 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 November 1, 2008 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 6 mins Total Time: 21 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 pound fresh green beans, trimmed ⅓ cup fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley 1 tablespoon snipped fresh rosemary 2 teaspoon finely shredded lime peel 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1 clove garlic, minced (1/2 tsp.) 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil ⅓ cup hazelnuts, toasted and chopped* Lime Wedges (optional) Directions 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. In small bowl combine parsley, rosemary, lime peel and juice, and garlic. Set aside. 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. *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. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 103 Calories 7g Fat 10g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 103 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Sodium 299mg 13% Total Carbohydrate 10g 4% Total Sugars 2g Protein 3g Vitamin C 19.5mg 98% Calcium 50.5mg 4% Iron 1.6mg 9% Potassium 275mg 6% Folate, total 40.3mcg 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.