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Watercress and Green Beans With Lime Vinaigrette

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  1. Blanch the green beans in boiling water until crisp-tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Drain and plunge into ice water.
  2. Mix the lime zest with the bottled vinaigrette in a bowl. Add the watercress, shallot, green beans, and pine nuts to the bowl and toss well.
By March, 2003

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 114
  • Calcium 49mg
  • Carbohydrate 4g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Fat 11g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Iron 1mg
  • Protein 2mg
  • Sat Fat 1g
  • Sodium 137mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

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To toast nuts, brown them in a dry skillet over medium heat, stirring frequently, for 2 to 3 minutes.

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