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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
total:
35 mins
Servings:
6
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; fat 7g; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 12g; mono fat 5g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 4g; sugars 5g; protein 3g; vitamin a 828.1IU; vitamin c 17.4mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.9mg; vitamin b6 0.2mg; folate 33.6mcg; sodium 203mg; potassium 304mg; calcium 56mg; iron 1.5mg.
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