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Green Beans Piquant

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  Green beans 4 1⁄2 Pound
  Radishes 12 Medium
  Parsley 3
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Mustard seed 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon

Heat beans and 1 inch salted water (1/2 teaspoon salt to 1 cup water) to boiling; reduce heat.
Simmer uncovered 5 minutes.
Cover and simmer until tender, 15 to 20 minutes longer; drain.
Place radishes and parsley in blender container.
Cover and blend on high speed, stopping blender frequently to scrape sides, until finely chopped, about 20 seconds.
Cook and stir radish mixture, salt and mustard seed in margarine over medium heat until hot, about 5 minutes.
Toss with green beans and lime juice.
2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen cut green beans can be substituted for the fresh green beans.
Cook as directed on package; drain.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 969 Calories from Fat 237

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.5%

Saturated Fat 15.5 g77.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 2111.8 mg88%

Total Carbohydrates 152 g50.6%

Dietary Fiber 74.3 g297.1%

Sugars 31.3 g

Protein 40 g79.2%

Vitamin A 21.3% Vitamin C 42.1%

Calcium 5.5% Iron 4.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Green Beans Piquant Recipe