Rating: 3.5 stars
3 Ratings
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  • 1 star values: 0

Adding a bundle of herbs (bouquet garni) to the steaming liquid imparts subtle flavor and aroma to the vegetables.

Maureen Callahan
Recipe by Cooking Light June 2010

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Credit: Gentl & Hyers; Styling: Kendra Smoot

Recipe Summary

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

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Directions

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  • Tie thyme, parsley, and bay leaf together with twine. Place in a large skillet with 1 cup water. Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute. Add beans; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain well; discard herbs. Place beans in a bowl. Add oil and remaining ingredients; toss well to coat.

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Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

49 calories; fat 1.7g; saturated fat 0.5g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 1.7g; carbohydrates 6.9g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 1mg; iron 0.9mg; sodium 161mg; calcium 36mg.
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