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Green Beans with Lemon and Garlic

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  Green beans 3 Pound (trimmed)
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon rind 1 Teaspoon, grated

1. Fill a large stockpot or Dutch oven with two-thirds water bring to a boil. Add the beans and cook just until bright green, 6-7 minutes total (don't wait for the water to boil again) Drain in a colander and rinse under cold running water until cool, 1 minute, or plunge into a large bowl filled with ice water. Drain well.
2. In a microwavable cup measure, heat the oil and garlic on High just until aromatic, 10-20 seconds. Stir in the lemon juice, lemon rind, and salt.Toss with the beans to coat.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 601 Calories from Fat 104

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17.3%

Saturated Fat 0.72 g3.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2024.9 mg84.4%

Total Carbohydrates 104 g34.8%

Dietary Fiber 48.9 g195.6%

Sugars 19.9 g

Protein 26 g52.6%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 30%

Calcium 3.6% Iron 1.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Green Beans With Lemon And Garlic Recipe