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Lemon Mint Beans

This vegetable side tastes so refreshing that they're a delightful addition to summer meals, but you'll want to enjoy them the rest of the year, too.—Dorothy Pritchett, Wills Point, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 package (16 ounces) fresh or frozen cut green or wax beans
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh mint
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • In a saucepan, cook beans in a small amount of water until tender; drain. Add remaining ingredients; toss to coat.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 39 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 297mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable.

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