Watercress and Green Beans with Lime Vinaigrette

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Watercress and Green Beans with Lime VinaigretteRecipe
Photo: Michael Paul
4 servings


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1 bunch watercress
1 shallot
1/4 pound green beans
2 teaspoons lime zest
Bottle of red wine vinaigrette
1/8 cup toasted pine nuts


Wash and dry watercress. Thinly slice shallot. Trim green beans and blanch in boiling water until crisp-tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Drain and plunge into ice water. Mix lime zest with 1/4 cup of your favorite bottled red wine vinaigrette. Add the watercress, shallot, green beans, and toasted pine nuts to the bowl and toss well.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calcium 49 mg
Calories 114
Caloriesfromfat 1 %
Carbohydrate 4 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Fat 11 g
Fiber 1 g
Iron 1 mg
Protein 2 mg
Satfat 1 g
Sodium 137 mg