New This Month

Green Beans with Lime and Mint

This is a tangy refreshing take on your basic side dish of green beans.

  • Servings: 4

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

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


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