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

Diabetic Living Magazine


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Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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; 5.3 g total fat; 0.3 g saturated fat; 46 mg sodium. 351 mg potassium; 13.1 g carbohydrates; 3.8 g fiber; 8 g sugar; 5 g protein; 1091 IU vitamin a iu; 38 mg vitamin c; 138 mcg folate; 49 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 39 mg magnesium;