Lemon-Dill Green Beans

Eating Well Submitted at April 20, 2015 Comments 5

Lemon-Dill Green Beans
photographer: Ken Burris
Nutritionist Tested & Approved

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. To make this recipe serve 10, multiply all the ingredients by 2 1/2: Use 2 1/2 pounds green beans, 3 tablespoons dill, 2 1/2 tablespoons each shallot, oil and lemon juice, 2 1/2 teaspoons mustard and 3/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper.

Ingredients

  • Total Time: 25 minutes

  • 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

Directions

  1. servings, about 1 cup each

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

Nutritional Facts

Servings
1
Calories 73
Carbohydrates 10g
Fat 4g
Saturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Protein 2g
Cholesterol 0mg
Dietary Fiber 4g
Potassium 178mg
Sodium 163mg
Added Sugars 0g
Exchanges 1 vegetable
1 fat
Carbohydrate Servings 1/2
Vitamin C (21% daily value)
Vitamin A (16% dv)

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Reviews (5 reviews)

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Spes
Spes January 8 at 1:57 pm   

first, I need green beans and shallots…cannot try something new without having the ingredients!

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blessed4085@msn.com July 8, 2016 at 11:30 pm   

Great recipe I love vegetables and I enjoy trying new things with them. Very tasteful

PawPa Joe
PawPa Joe January 18, 2016 at 4:38 am   

this looks absolutely beautiful and can't wait to try this

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tara press on December 16, 2015 at 2:31 pm   

delicious

brandy1965
brandy1965 June 19, 2015 at 10:33 am   

can't wait to make this..looks delish

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