Looking for an easy veggie side dish? These green beans are sautéed to perfection with garlic and lemon and ready in 8 minutes.
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: green beans, side dish, vegetables
1poundgreen beans, washed and trimmed
1lemon, zest and juiced
1tablespoonsunsalted butter, optional
Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add green beans, stirring often until green beans start to blister, about 3-4 minutes. Lower heat to medium, then add in garlic, lemon juice from half the lemon, and zest from whole lemon. Cook for one more minute.
Remove from the heat, add butter (if using) and stir until melted and the green beans are coated. Top with sea salt before serving warm.
These green beans can be made 1-2 days in advance. Reheat in the microwave or placing them back in a skillet on medium heat until warmed.