Green Beans with Lime and Mint

  • Servings: 4
Green Beans with Lime and Mint

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2011


  • 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


  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

Good with blackened chicken, halibut, or lamb chops.


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