Blogs

Contact With LindaRD

Recent Posts

Is Intermittent Fasting a Good Way to Lose Weight?

View More

Lose Your Weight Forever The New Year The Healthy Way

View More

Nutrition for New Weight Loss Medications

View More

Best Nutrition for Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes

View More

MAY 2010 – Green Beans with Garlic Vinaigrette

by

recipeofthemonth

INGREDIENTS:

Vinaigrette:

1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons extravirgin olive oil
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced

Beans:

2 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed
1/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted
1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves

INSTRUCTIONS:

To prepare vinaigrette, combine first 7 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.

To prepare beans, cook beans in a large pot of boiling water 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain well. Place beans in a large bowl. Add lemon mixture; toss well to coat. Sprinkle with almonds and thyme.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:

Calories: 54 (38% from fat)
Fat: 2.3g (sat 0.2g,mono 1.5g,poly 0.5g)
Protein: 2.4g
Carbohydrate: 7.7g
Fiber: 3.6g
Cholesterol: 0.0mg
Iron: 1.1mg
Sodium: 113mg

Calcium: 45mg

Cooking Light, SEPTEMBER 2003