Lime Green Beans

Photo: James Baigrie

Yield: 4 servings, with leftovers
Recipe from Real Simple

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 37mg
  • Calories: 60
  • Calories from fat: 1%
  • Carbohydrate: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Fat: 4g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Protein: 2mg
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 1mg


  • 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


  1. 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.
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