Salads and Vegetables: Vegetable Dishes: Lemon-Walnut Green Beans

Each serving equals one and a half vegetable servings.

Author: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 5 A Day Program
Date: November 26, 2008

Serves: 8 person(s)

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins


    8 cup small green beans, ends trimmed
    2 cup sliced green onions
    1/3 cup chopped walnuts
    1 1/2 Tbsp chopped fresh or 3/4 Tbsp crushed dried rosemary
    5 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
    1 1/2 Tbsp grated lemon rind


    Arrange green beans in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover and steam 8 to 12 minutes or until crisp-tender. Plunge beans into cold water to stop the cooking process; drain.

    Spray a sauté pan with cooking spray. Over medium-high heat, add green onions, and sauté until tender. Add green beans, walnuts, rosemary, and lemon juice. Cook, stirring constantly, until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with lemon rind.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:75 cals
Kilojoules:314 kJ
Fat:3.4 g
Carbohydrates:10.8 g
Protein:3.0 g
Cholesterol:0.0 mg
Sodium:11 mg
Saturated Fat:0.4 g
Fiber:5.0 g
Calcium:66.0 mg
Total Sugars:2.3 g

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