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Fresh Green Beans with Lemon, Garlic & Parsley

Fresh Green Beans with Lemon, Garlic & Parsley
Makes:
4
Prep Time:
10
minutes
Total Time:
22
minutes
Low Calorie
based on
2 reviews
These gorgeous green beans are prepared with lemon, garlic and parsley. Quick and easy to make, they are a great addition to any meal.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/4 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 large clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons chopped fresh flat leaf parsley

Directions:

ADD water to large skillet; bring to a boil. Add beans; cover. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook for 8 minutes or until beans are almost tender. Drain; set beans aside.

HEAT oil and butter in same skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add beans back to skillet along with lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring gently, for 2 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with parsley; toss gently to combine.


Reviews:

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    Great Taste

    Laurie Gonzalez from Nevada

    This has a great taste. My family really enjoyed it. It is so easy to prepare and so healthy too.

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    Made similar -- all gone!!

    Cathy C from Detroit, MI

    I made green beans just like this at post-Thanksgiving party. 2# for 40 people -- every bean was eaten!!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe

Servings Per Recipe:

  • Calories: 100
  • Calories from Fat: 60
  • Total Fat: 7g (10% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 2.5g (12% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 10mg (3% of DV)
  • Sodium: 100mg (4% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 10g (3% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 5g (18% of DV)
  • Sugars: 2g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Vitamin A: 25% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 45% of DV
  • Calcium: 6% of DV
  • Iron: 8% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Fresh Green Beans with Lemon, Garlic & Parsley

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/4 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 large clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons chopped fresh flat leaf parsley

 

Directions

ADD water to large skillet; bring to a boil. Add beans; cover. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook for 8 minutes or until beans are almost tender. Drain; set beans aside.

HEAT oil and butter in same skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add beans back to skillet along with lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring gently, for 2 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with parsley; toss gently to combine.

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