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Lemony Green Beans

Makes: 8 servings
Prep 15 mins Chill 4 hrs Cook 7 mins
Lemony Green Beans
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2  pounds  green beans, trimmed, or three 9-oz. pkg. frozen whole green beans
  • 3  tablespoons  extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3  large  shallots, cut into thin wedges
  • 6  cloves  garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1  tablespoon  finely shredded lemon peel
  • 1/2  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/8  teaspoon  ground black pepper
  •  Lemon wedges
Directions

1. In a 12-inch skillet cook beans in lightly salted boiling water for 2 to 5 minutes or until barely crisp-tender. Drain; rinse beans with cold water. Cover and chill up to 4 hours

2. In same skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shallots and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes or until softened and beginning to brown. Add green beans. Toss for 3 to 4 minutes or until heated through. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon peel, salt, and pepper. Serve with lemon wedges. Makes 8 servings.

To serve right away::

3. Chilling step may be omitted

Nutrition Facts (Lemony Green Beans)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 80,
  • Fat, total (g) 5,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 9,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 4,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • sugar (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 2,
  • vit. A (IU) 583,
  • vit. C (mg) 24,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 32,
  • sodium (mg) 152,
  • Potassium (mg) 212,
  • calcium (mg) 40,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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