Spiced with fragrant mustard seeds, coriander and ginger, these Indian-style green beans are a delicious accompaniment to roast lamb. Cauliflower may also be cooked this way.

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  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add mustard seeds and saute for 30 seconds, or until they start to pop. Stir in beans, carrots and onions and cook, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes. Stir in salt, coriander and ginger. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook, stirring often, for 8 to 10 minutes, or until the beans are tender-crisp. Stir in lemon juice and serve.


Nutrition Facts

75 calories; total fat 2.3g 4% DV; saturated fat 0.2g; cholesterolmg; sodium 610mg 24% DV; potassium 375mg 10% DV; carbohydrates 13.2g 4% DV; fiber 4.3g 17% DV; sugar 6g; protein 2.7g 5% DV; exchange other carbs 1; vitamin a iu 5880IU; vitamin c 20mg; folate 49mcg; calcium 58mg; iron 1mg; magnesium 36mg; thiaminmg.

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Rating: 4 stars
Easy and delicious I've added a red bell pepper 1 garlic clove and a tiny bit of water after the first few minutes of stirring the beans and all together. Yummy nutri-licious result:) Read More
Rating: 4 stars
This was unbelievably good and easy. Of course summer green beans makes a difference but the flavors were lovely. I did use a red onion and the colors were lovely too. Read More