Lemony Green Beans and Arugula

Lemony Green Beans and Arugula
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Total Time:
25 mins
3 cups


  • 12 ounce green beans, trimmed

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 cup arugula

  • Lemon wedges


  1. Place green beans in a steamer basket in a large saucepan. Add water to saucepan to just below the basket. Bring to boiling. Steam, covered, for 8 to 10 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender.

  2. In a large nonstick skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir for 30 seconds. Stir in lemon peel, salt, and pepper. Add arugula and green beans. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until arugula is wilted and beans are coated, tossing occasionally. Serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

62 Calories
4g Fat
7g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 62
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 153mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 12.4mg 62%
Calcium 50.5mg 4%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Potassium 215mg 5%
Folate, total 32.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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