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Steamed Lemon Green Beans
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Steamed green beans with walnuts and lemon zest.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 181.3
Total Carbs 7.7 g
Dietary Fiber 3.6 g
Sugars 1.8 g
Total Fat 16.5 g
Saturated Fat 5.3 g
Unsaturated Fat 6.9 g
Potassium 149.1 mg
Protein 3.4 g
Sodium 31.1 mg
Dietary Exchanges
3 1/2 Fat , 1 Vegetables , 1/2 Starch , 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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0 1/2 cup  chopped walnuts
1 lb  fresh green beans
1 tbsp  unsalted butter
1 tsp  fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp  lemon zest
1 pinch  salt
1 pinch  black pepper
  1. On baking sheet, arrange walnuts in single layer.
  2. Turn oven on to 375°F. Place baking sheet in oven while preheating. Toast 5-7 minutes. Transfer to bowl and set aside.
  3. Place steaming basket in medium saucepan. Add water up to bottom edge of steamer. Bring water to boil, add green beans and cover.
  4. Steam 4-5 minutes until tender.
  5. Place cooked beans in large bowl, toss with butter, lemon juice, and lemon zest.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Transfer beans to serving dish, sprinkle with toasted walnuts, and serve.

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