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Green Beans Piquant

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Green Beans Piquant
  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 8
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Radishes and mustard seed add bite to this flavor-packed side dish.

Ingredients

1 1/2
pounds green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
12
medium radishes, cut into fourths
3
parsley sprigs
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon mustard seed
1
tablespoon lime juice

Directions

  • 1 Heat 1 inch water (salted if desired) to boiling in 3-quart saucepan. Add green beans. Boil uncovered 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Rinse in cold water until chilled; drain.
  • 2 Place radishes and parsley in blender. Cover and blend on high about 20 seconds, stopping blender frequently to scrape sides, until finely chopped.
  • 3 Melt butter in 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook radish mixture, salt and mustard seed in butter about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot. Toss with green beans and lime juice.
Tips  

Two 10-ounce packages of frozen cut green beans can be substituted for the fresh green beans. Cook and drain as directed on package.

Warmed leftover green beans are especially tasty wrapped up in flour tortillas.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
45
(
Calories from Fat
25
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
3 g
(
Saturated Fat
2 g
)
Cholesterol
5 mg
Sodium
180 mg
Potassium
115 mg
Total Carbohydrate
5 g
(
Dietary Fiber
2 g
)
Protein
1 g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
12%
12%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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