Healthy Garlic and Lemon Green Beans

Healthy Garlic and Lemon Green Beans
Recipe type: Side Dish
Author: Calorie-Smart
Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 15 mins
This healthy green bean recipe can be made in advance and sautéed before meal time to help save time!
  • 2 Cups Water
  • 1 1/2 Pounds Fresh Green Beans
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Clove of Garlic, Minced
  • 2 Tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1/4 Tsp Fresh Ground Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Zest
  1. Boil the water and add the beans for about 2-5 minutes. Remove and immediately place in an ice bath too stop from over cooking. Remove from water and pat dry.
  2. Heat oil and butter in a sauté pan on medium heat. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add in beans, lemon juice, salt and pepper and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Garnish with lemon zest
Calories: 45 Fat: 2g : 7g Fiber: 2g Protein: 2g
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