Green Beans With Lemon and Thyme

Green Beans With Lemon and Thyme


The fried onions, cream, flour, and butter of a green bean casserole have been replaced by more refreshing fare in this Green Beans with Lemon and Thyme recipe.

Total Time: 14 min.
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cooking Time: 9 min.
Yield: 12 servings, ¾ cup each

1 Tbsp. olive oil
2½ lbs. green beans, trimmed (about 10 cups)
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
½ tsp. sea salt
¼ cup water
1 tsp. finely chopped lemon peel
3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
¼ cup chopped fresh thyme

1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.
2. Add green beans and garlic. Season with salt; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 6 minutes.
3. Add water; cook, covered, for 2 minutes.
4. Remove lid; cook for 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until water evaporates.
5. Add lemon peel, lemon juice, and thyme. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information (per serving):

Calories: 42
Fat: 1 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 101 mg
Carbohydrate: 7 g
Fiber: 3 g
Sugar: 3 g
Protein: 2 g

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