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Watercress and Green Beans with Lime Vinaigrette

Real Simple MARCH 2003

  • 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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 49mg
  • Calories: 114
  • Calories from fat: 1%
  • Carbohydrate: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Fat: 11g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Protein: 2mg
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 137mg
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