Friday, December 21, 2012

Healthy Garlic and Lemon Green Beans

Healthy Garlic and Lemon Green Beans
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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