Lime Green Beans

Lime Green Beans Recipe
Photo: James Baigrie

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Real Simple

Nutritional Information

Calcium 37 mg
Calories 60
Caloriesfromfat 1 %
Carbohydrate 7 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Fat 4 g
Fiber 3 g
Iron 1 mg
Protein 2 mg
Satfat 1 g
Sodium 1 mg


1 pound trimmed green beans
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
1 pinch kosher salt
1 pinch freshly ground pepper


Boil green beans until crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. Drain and run under cold water. Reserve 1/4 of the beans for another use. Toss the rest of the beans with fresh lime juice, olive oil, and freshly grated ginger. Season to taste with kosher salt and freshly ground pepper.

Kay Chun,

Real Simple

September 2002
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