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Green Beans with Poppy Seed Dressing

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From EatingWell:  Fall 2004, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

These warm, fresh-tasting beans offer an exciting alternative to old standby mushroom-soup-based green-bean casseroles. Toasting the poppy seeds brings out their nutty flavor.

4 servings, 3/4 cup each | Active Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. To prepare dressing: Heat a small dry skillet over medium-low heat. Add poppy seeds and toast, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Transfer to a small bowl (or jar) and let cool. Add oil, vinegar, mustard, honey, shallot, salt and pepper; whisk (or shake) until blended.
  2. To prepare beans: Cook beans in a large pot of boiling water until just tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain. Warm the dressing in a large skillet over medium heat. Add beans and toss to coat.

Nutrition

Per serving : 113 Calories; 8 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 5 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 11 g Carbohydrates; 3 g Protein; 4 g Fiber; 104 mg Sodium; 185 mg Potassium

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 1/2 vegetable, 1 1/2 fat (mono)

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