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Fennel Green Beans

Fennel Green Beans
Try this creative combination of fennel and green beans for a tasty addition to your Healthiest Way of Eating.
And it only takes minutes to prepare!


Prep and Cook Time: 12 minutes

Ingredients:

3 cups thin green beans
1/2 cup sliced fennel bulb
1/2 medium onion, sliced
1 fresh tomato, seeds and excess pulp removed, chopped
2 TBS fresh lemon juice
1 TBS extra virgin olive oil
salt and cracked black pepper to taste
Directions:

Slice onion and let sit for 5-10 minutes to bring out its health-promoting properties.
Bring water to a boil in a steamer with a tight fitting lid.
Cut ends off beans and cut into 1-2 inch pieces. Slice fennel and onion.
Steam beans and onion together for about 3 minutes, and add fennel. Steam for another 2 minutes. Drain well and pat with paper towel so any excess water does not dilute taste.
Toss with rest of ingredients.
Serves 2
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