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The use of 2 different beans, wax beans and green beans, add color and beauty to a healthy and fresh side dish.

Tiffany Vickers Davis
Recipe by Cooking Light August 2011

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Credit: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook green beans and wax beans in boiling water for 4 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and rinse with cold water. Combine lime rind, lime juice, olive oil, parsley, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl. Add beans; toss to coat.

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Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

52 calories; fat 3.4g; saturated fat 0.5g; sodium 148mg.
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