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Lemon Green Beans

Perfect for a quick and easy side dish to accompany grilled meats or roasted fish, or to bring to a potluck, these Lemon Green Beans are sure to be a favorite. Any leftovers make a great salad topping.

Lemon Green Beans

Perfect for a quick and easy side dish to accompany grilled meats or roasted fish, or to bring to a potluck, these Lemon Green Beans are sure to be a favorite. Any leftovers make a great salad topping.

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1 lb green beans
  • ½ tsp lemon zest
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil, garlic, and red pepper flakes in a sauté pan over medium heat.
  • Cook briefly until garlic is fragrant.
  • Add green beans, lemon zest, and salt.
  • Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until tender.
  • Serve warm.
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