Green Beans with Pecans and Clementine Dressing

Green Beans with Pecans and Clementine Dressing
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Green Beans with Pecans and Clementine Dressing
Whole Foods Market

Green Beans with Pecans and Clementine Dressing

If clementines are unavailable, substitute 1/3 cup freshly squeezed juice and a little zest from a navel orange.

8
Servings
199
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 small shallot, chopped
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 Teaspoon sea salt
  • Zest and juice of 3 clementines
  • 1 1/2 Pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/2 Cup pecans, toasted and chopped

Directions

In a blender, combine the shallot, mustard, salt, and clementine juice and blend until smooth. Set aside. Steam the beans until bright green and barely tender, about 6 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl and drizzle with the citrus dressing. Top with the pecans and clementine zest to taste and serve.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
14g
20%
Saturated Fat
7g
29%
Cholesterol
56mg
19%
Carbohydrate, by difference
1g
1%
Protein
15g
33%
Vitamin A, RAE
3µg
0%
Vitamin B-12
2µg
83%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
13mg
1%
Folate, total
1µg
0%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
18mg
6%
Niacin
4mg
29%
Phosphorus, P
144mg
21%
Selenium, Se
6µg
11%
Sodium, Na
72mg
5%
Water
67g
2%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%

Green Bean Shopping Tip

Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.

Green Bean Cooking Tip

Beans are done when they can be easily mashed with a fork – make sure to test a few in case they have not cooked evenly.