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Green Beans with Glazed Shallots in Lemon-Dill Butter

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Green Beans with Glazed Shallots in Lemon-Dill Butter
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 6
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In 15 minutes, cook fresh green beans and coat them with a citrus butter sauce - a wonderful side dish!

Ingredients

  • 1 lb fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1
    In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat 1 to 2 inches water to boiling. Add beans; boil uncovered 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain; return to Dutch oven.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add shallots; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender. Stir in sugar. Cook 2 to 3 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until shallots are glazed and brown. Stir in lemon juice, dill weed and salt.
  • 3
    Add shallot mixture to green beans; toss to coat.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Shallots look like mini onions and taste like a mild mix of garlic and onion. You can usually find them near the onions in the produce section of the supermarket.
  • tip 2
    You can substitute 1/4 cup finely chopped onion for the shallots.

Nutrition Information

50 Calories, 1g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 8g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
50
Calories from Fat
10
Total Fat
1g
2%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
120mg
5%
Potassium
200mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
3g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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  • In 15 minutes, cook fresh green beans and coat them with a citrus butter sauce - a wonderful side dish!
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