Lemon Green Beans

Author: Canadian Living

Little cooks will be a big help snapping or cutting off the stem ends of the beans. Adult help is needed for the boiling and draining.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: April 2004

Ingredients

  • 1 lb green bean trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon lemon rind grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Method

Fill large saucepan with 8 cups (2 L) water. Cover and bring to boil over high heat. Add 1 tsp (5 mL) salt. Add beans, cover and boil until tender-crisp, about 4 minutes.

Place colander in sink; wearing oven mitts, drain beans in colander. Shake colander to remove excess water. Transfer to serving bowl. Add butter, lemon rind and salt ; toss to coat.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 404 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 60.0
  • Total fat 3 g
  • Cholesterol 9 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 8 g

%RDI

  • Iron 9.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 15.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 9.0
  • Vitamin C 17.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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