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; 2.3 g total fat; 0.2 g saturated fat; 610 mg sodium. 375 mg potassium; 13.2 g carbohydrates; 4.3 g fiber; 6 g sugar; 2.7 g protein; 5880 IU vitamin a iu; 20 mg vitamin c; 49 mcg folate; 58 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 36 mg magnesium;

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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