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Lemon Green Beans

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  Fresh green beans 1⁄2 Pound
  Sweet red pepper 1⁄2 Small, cut crosswise into rings
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried whole basil 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon rind strips 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Sesame seeds 1 Teaspoon, toasted

Wash beans; trim ends, and remove strings.
Cut beans into 2-inch pieces.
Combine beans, pepper rings, water, and basil in a medium saucepan with a small amount of water.
Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 12 to 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
Drain well.
Transfer mixture to a serving bowl.
Add lemon rind, lemon juice, and sesame seeds; toss well.

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Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 142 Calories from Fat 25

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.6%

Saturated Fat 0.37 g1.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 18.6 mg0.8%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.6%

Dietary Fiber 12.1 g48.3%

Sugars 6.9 g

Protein 6 g12.3%

Vitamin A 42.1% Vitamin C 179.5%

Calcium 10.1% Iron 9.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemon Green Beans Recipe