Lemon-Dill Green Beans

  • Serves: 4 servings, about 1 cup each

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
    Standing Time: 10 minutes


Description

This lemon and dill vinaigrette is a natural complement to green beans. It's also great tossed with steamed asparagus or drizzled over sliced fresh tomatoes. To make this recipe serve 10, multiply all the ingredients by 2 1/2: Use 2 1/2 pounds green beans, 3 tablespoons dill, 2 1/2 tablespoons each shallot, oil and lemon juice, 2 1/2 teaspoons mustard and 3/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper.

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

Cooking Instructions

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.

Meanwhile, whisk dill, shallot, oil, lemon juice, mustard, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add the green beans and toss to coat. Let stand about 10 minutes before serving to blend flavors.


Nutritional Analysis
Per serving
Calories Per Serving
73
Total Fat
4 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Monounsaturated Fat
3 g
Sodium
163 mg
Carbohydrates
10 g
Fiber
4 g
Protein
2 g
Potassium
178 mg

Dietary Exchanges


1 vegetable, 1 fat



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