Resist the urge to stir the green beans often­—that’s the secret to getting a nice amount of char. For even better flavor, use 13 oz. of fresh green beans from your local farmers market; trim them yourself before steaming in a covered container in the microwave.

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Jennifer Causey

Recipe Summary

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


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  • Microwave green beans at high 2 minutes. Remove green beans from bag; pat dry. Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a medium skillet over high. Add green beans; cook, stirring once or twice, until slightly charred, 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

  • Add chopped tomato, salsa, 1 tablespoon olive oil, fresh lime juice, honey, and kosher salt to green beans in skillet; stir to combine. Top with roasted salted pepitas.

Nutrition Facts

136 calories; fat 10g; saturated fat 1g; protein 4g; carbohydrates 11g; fiber 4g; sugars 6g; added sugar 1g; sodium 200mg; calcium 0 5% DV; potassium 0 7% DV.