Lemon-Dill Green Beans

This lemon and dill vinaigrette is a natural complement to green beans. It’s also great tossed with steamed asparagus or drizzled over sliced fresh tomatoes.

4 servings, about 1 cup each 

Active Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 4 teaspoons chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon whole-grain mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Preparation

  1. Bring an inch of water to a boil in a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Add green beans, cover and cook until tender-crisp, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk dill, shallot, oil, lemon juice, mustard, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add the green beans and toss to coat. Let stand about 10 minutes before serving to blend flavors.

Nutrition

Per serving : 74 Calories; 4 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 3 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 10 g Carbohydrates; 2 g Protein; 4 g Fiber; 163 mg Sodium; 177 mg Potassium

1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat