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For a restaurant-caliber presentation, leave the green beans whole, and toss with toasted almonds, garlic, lemon rind, and fresh parsley. The garnish (without the nuts) is called gremolata and typically accompanies the veal dish osso buco but it also can add great flavor to steamed vegetables.

Recipe by Cooking Light September 2003

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Karry Hosford

Recipe Summary

Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Steam beans, covered, 7 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and return to pan. Add parsley and remaining ingredients; toss gently to combine. Serve immediately.

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Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

59 calories; calories from fat 35%; fat 2.3g; saturated fat 0.2g; mono fat 1.5g; poly fat 0.4g; protein 2.6g; carbohydrates 9.1g; fiber 1.6g; cholesterol 0mg; iron 1.4mg; sodium 155mg; calcium 52mg.
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