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Lime Green Beans

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  1. Boil the green beans until crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. Drain and run under cold water. Toss the beans with the fresh lime juice, olive oil, and ginger. Season to taste with kosher salt and freshly ground pepper.
By September, 2002

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 60
  • Calcium 37mg
  • Carbohydrate 7g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Fat 4g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Iron 1mg
  • Protein 2mg
  • Sat Fat 1g
  • Sodium 1mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

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