Garlic, shallots and lemon brighten crisp-tender beans. Speed day-of prep by parboiling the green beans a day early.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
10 mins
Servings:
6
Max Servings:
8
Yield:
6 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring a large heavy pot half-full of lightly salted water to boiling over high heat. Add green beans and cook for 4 minutes or until just crisp-tender. Drain well.*

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  • In the same pot, heat oil for 1 minute over medium-high heat. Add shallots, garlic, salt and pepper. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until just tender. Add green beans and cook and stir for 4 minutes or until heated through. Add lemon juice; cook and stir until well-coated. Transfer to a serving dish. Sprinkle with lemon zest.

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At this point, the beans can be covered and chilled for up to one day. Remove from refrigerator 45 minutes before serving. Continue with Step 2.

Nutrition Facts

113 calories; total fat 7g; saturated fat 1g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 5g; cholesterolmg; sodium 203mg; potassium 304mg; carbohydrates 12g; fiber 4g; sugar 5g; protein 3g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 828IU; vitamin c 17mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 34mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 56mg; iron 2mg.

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