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Lemon-Dill Green Beans

Serves: 4, 1 cup serving size

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  Calories:
73
  Fat:
4 g
  Protein:
2 g
  Carbohydrate:   
10 g
  Sodium:
163 mg
  Fiber:
4 g 

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed 
  • 4 teaspoons chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon whole-grain mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
Directions:

  1. Bring an inch of water to a boil in a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Add green beans, cover and cook until tender-crisp, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk dill, shallot, oil, lemon juice, mustard, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add the green beans and toss to coat.
  3. Let stand about 10 minutes before serving to blend flavors.

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