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Fresh-tasting lemon-mint vinaigrette dresses up snap peas and lima beans in a hurry. The creamy texture of limas is a perfect counterpart to the crunch of the sugar snap peas. Try this vinaigrette with asparagus and green beans too.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2008

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk shallot, oil, lemon juice, mint, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper in a large bowl.

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  • Bring 2 inches of water to a boil in a medium saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Steam snap peas and lima beans until the snap peas are tender-crisp and the lima beans are heated through, 5 to 7 minutes. Toss with the vinaigrette.

Nutrition Facts

131 calories; protein 5.4g; carbohydrates 16.7g; dietary fiber 5g; sugars 4.4g; fat 5g; saturated fat 0.7g; vitamin a iu 962.9IU; vitamin c 47.9mg; folate 41.7mcg; calcium 50mg; iron 2.7mg; magnesium 47mg; potassium 369.6mg; sodium 125.9mg; thiamin 0.2mg; added sugar 1g.
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Rating: 4 stars
10/29/2011
Quick easy side dish Really like this. The mint brought out the sweetness of the snap peas. I didn't use lima bean but really this is just a recipe for a nice vinaigrette that would be good on a variety of greens. Pros: Fresh Light Delicious Cons: Be careful not to overdo the mint Read More