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This light, healthy side dish is perfect any time of year and delicious alongside grilled fish or chicken.
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-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.
Serving size: 1/8 of recipe. 80 calories, 4 grams fat, 0 grams saturated fat, 10 milligrams sodium, 0 milligrams cholesterol, 11 grams carbohydrate, 5 grams fiber, 3 grams protein.
Fruit: 0; vegetables: 2; meat: 0; milk: 0; fat: 1; carbohydrate: 0; other: 0.
Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange. Exchanges are rounded up or down equal to whole numbers.
Recipe courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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