Watercress and Green Beans with Lime Vinaigrette

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Real Simple

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


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.

Kay Chun,

Real Simple

March 2003
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