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Simply sauteed green beans get a zing of fresh flavor with a bit of lime peel and juice. For crunch, add 14 cup sliced almonds the last 5 minutes of cooking. Stir often to toast evenly.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary

30 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a large skillet cook green beans in hot oil over medium heat for 18 to 20 minutes until crisp-tender and lightlybrowned, using a spatula to gently lift beans occasionally to prevent them from sticking. Meanwhile, shred 1 teaspoon of lime peel. Cut lime in half. Add lime peel to beans. Cook and stir for 1 minute more.

  • Lightly season beans with salt, drizzle with lime juice, and serve immediately. Makes 4 (1/2-cup) servings.

Nutrition Facts

66 calories; fat 4g; carbohydrates 9g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 2g; insoluble fiber 4g; sugars 2g; protein 2g; vitamin a 680.3IU; vitamin c 20.7mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.8mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 40.3mcg; sodium 67mg; potassium 226mg; calcium 40.4mg; iron 1.1mg.