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An easy dressing for steamed vegetables is a splash of olive oil and fresh lemon juice. It works for everything from green beans to asparagus to broccoli.

Recipe by Cooking Light September 2003

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Credit: 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 green beans, covered, 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and return to pan. Add juice, oil, salt, and pepper; toss to coat. Serve immediately.

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Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

46 calories; calories from fat 25%; fat 1.3g; saturated fat 0.2g; mono fat 0.8g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 2.1g; carbohydrates 8.4g; fiber 1.3g; iron 1.2mg; sodium 154mg; calcium 43mg.
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