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Two-Bean Toss

Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
The use of 2 different beans, wax beans and green beans, add color and beauty to a healthy and fresh side dish.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups trimmed green beans
  • 1 cup trimmed wax beans
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime rind
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 52
  • fat 3.4 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • sodium 148 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook green beans and wax beans in boiling water for 4 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and rinse with cold water. Combine lime rind, lime juice, olive oil, parsley, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl. Add beans; toss to coat.

Cook's Notes

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