This vegetable side dish is a good low-calorie dish to serve with beef or chicken.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • In a 1-1/2- or 2-quart microwave-safe casserole combine green beans and water. Cover and microcook on 100 percent power (high) for 5 to 7 minutes or just until tender, stirring once after 3 minutes. Drain in a colander. Rinse with cold water; drain again. Transfer to a serving dish. Toss with parsley, green onion tops, celery, oil, and lime juice. Cover and let stand up to 30 minutes.

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  • Sprinkle with sea salt just before serving. If desired, squeeze lime wedges over each serving. Makes 4 to 6 servings.


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Nutrition Facts

96 calories; 7 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 5 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 134 mg sodium. 296 mg potassium; 8 g carbohydrates; 4 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 2 g protein; 1166 IU vitamin a; 21 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 48 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 61 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;