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Green Beans with Lime and Mint

This tangy, refreshing take on a basic side dish of green beans goes well with blackened chicken, halibut, or lamb chops.

  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2011

Ingredients

  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

Directions

  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook beans until crisp-tender, 3 minutes. Drain; rinse under cold water. Transfer to a medium bowl and toss with olive oil and mint. Season to taste with lime juice, salt, and pepper. Serve immediately.

Cook's Notes

These are good with blackened chicken, halibut, or lamb chops.

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