Kicked-up Green Beans

For restaurant-style presentation, leave the green beans whole or use thin “haricot vert.”

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 59
Fat: 2.3g
Saturated fat: 0.2g
Monounsaturated fat: 1.5g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4g
Protein: 2.6g
Carbohydrate: 9.1g
Fiber: 1.6g
Cholesterol: 0.0mg
Iron: 1.4mg
Sodium: 155mg
Calcium: 52mg

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Ingredients

• 1 pound green beans, trimmed
• 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
• 1 tablespoon sliced almonds, toasted
• ¼ teaspoon grated lemon rind/zest
• 1½ teaspoons fresh lemon juice
• 1 teaspoon olive oil
• ¼ teaspoon salt
• 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
• 1 garlic clove, finely minced



PREPARATION

Steam beans, covered, 7 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and return to pan. Add parsley and remaining ingredients; toss gently to combine. Serve immediately.

Servings: 4 (about 1 cup each)







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