In this crisp, summer side dish, fresh green beens and sweet peppers are joined with edamame in a sweet and spicy chili-lime dressing.

Diabetic Living Magazine
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Snap each bean into 2 or 3 pieces. In a microwave-safe dish, combine beans and the water; cover. Microwave on 100 percent power (high) 6 to 7 minutes or just until crisp-tender but still vibrant green, stirring once. Drain. Rinse well with cold water; drain well.

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  • In a large bowl, toss green beans with sweet pepper, edamame and scallions.

  • For dressing, in a screw-top jar combine garlic, oil, honey, lime juice, chili powder, salt and hot pepper sauce. Cover and shake well. Pour dressing over vegetables; toss to combine. Cover with foil or plastic wrap and chill at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts

111 calories; protein 5g 10% DV; carbohydrates 13.1g 4% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 3.8g 15% DV; sugars 7.9g; fat 5.3g 8% DV; saturated fat 0.3g 1% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 1090.8IU 22% DV; vitamin c 37.6mg 63% DV; folate 138.3mcg 35% DV; calcium 48.6mg 5% DV; iron 1.5mg 8% DV; magnesium 38.7mg 14% DV; potassium 351mg 10% DV; sodium 46.5mg 2% DV.