Green Beans with Lime

Green Beans with Lime Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower


Ready-to-cook bags of haricot verts cut down on your prep time for this easy veggie side of Green Beans with Lime. Simple and flavorful, this side goes great with grilled salmon.


Serves 4 (serving size: about 2/3 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 46
Fat 1.7 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Sodium 240 mg


2 (8-ounce) bags fresh ready-to-cook haricots verts
1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
1 teaspoon grated lime rind
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper


Steam haricots verts in microwave according to package directions. Toss with olive oil, lime rind, lime juice, salt, and crushed red pepper.