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Watercress and Green Beans with Lime Vinaigrette

Photo: Michael Paul
Yield 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.