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Lemon-Garlic Green Beans

"My brother made this stove top side dish as his contribution to Christmas dinner one year. We liked it so much that it became a mainstay in our household. -Gail Orsillo of Lynnwood, Washington
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook and stir beans in oil over medium heat for 10-13 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the lemon juice, pepper and salt.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 54 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 80mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.
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  • JMartinelli13
    Dec 26, 2017

    Have made these with both fresh and frozen green beans. Always a winner!

  • peanut66
    May 28, 2009

    PRE BOILED THE BEANS FIRST, THEN STIR FRY THEM.IF YOU ADD THE TARRAGON SAUCE WILL BE FINE OR JUST USE GARLIC AND OR MRS DASH REGULAR OR GARLIC /HERB. BE INVENTIVE