Green Beans with Lemon & Garlic Recipe

Looking for an easy Green Beans with lemon & garlic recipe? Learn how to make Green Beans with lemon & garlic using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by spiffysue

Makes 2 servings



Fresh green beans blanched and sauteed

Recipe Ingredients for Green Beans with lemon & garlic

2 cups green beans
1 tsp butter
1 tsp olive oil
1 garlic clove
1 teaspoon red pepper
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 Salt and black pepper

Recipe Directions for Green Beans with lemon & garlic

  1. Blanch green beans in a large stock pot of well salted boiling water until bright green in color and tender crisp, roughly 2 minutes. Drain and shock in a bowl of ice water to stop from cooking.

  2. Heat a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Add the oil and the butter. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes and saute until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the beans and continue to saute until coated in the butter and heated through, about 5 minutes. Add lemon zest and season with salt and pepper.

Categories

Beans, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 120.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
74
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.4g
7%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
21mg
1%
Potassium
243mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
8.7g
3%
Dietary Fiber
3.9g
16%
Sugars
1.7g
Protein
2.2g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 36%
Calcium 4% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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