Green Beans with Pecans and Clementine Dressing

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Green Beans with Pecans and Clementine Dressing
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
86
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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
7%
Sugar
6g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2.1%
Protein
3g
5%
Carbs
11g
4%
Vitamin A
30µg
3%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
8.6%
Vitamin C
24mg
41%
Vitamin E
0.5mg
2.5%
Vitamin K
13µg
16%
Calcium
47mg
5%
Fiber
4g
14%
Folate (food)
38µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
38µg
9%
Iron
1mg
6%
Magnesium
33mg
8%
Monounsaturated
3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.9mg
4.4%
Phosphorus
59mg
8%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
272mg
8%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
6.3%
Sodium
75mg
3%
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
9.3%
Zinc
0.5mg
3.5%

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