Charring is a great technique for coaxing extra flavor from vegetables without adding calories. Here, slender green beans stay crisp and fresh while taking on a hint of bitter and smoke for balance.

Adam Hickman
This Story Originally Appeared On cookinglight.com

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Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat broiler to high with oven rack in top position.

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  • Combine 1 1/2 teaspoons oil and beans on a rimmed baking sheet. Broil 5 minutes or until beans are lightly charred and tender, stirring occasionally.

  • Combine remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons oil, parsley, rind, and juice in a bowl. Stir in beans and nuts. Place bean mixture on a platter; top with feta, pepper, and salt.

Nutrition Facts

161 calories; fat 12.8g; saturated fat 2.2g; mono fat 5.8g; poly fat 4.3g; protein 4g; carbohydrates 10g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 4mg; iron 2mg; sodium 232mg; calcium 79mg; sugars 5g; added sugar 0g.
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