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Green Beans With Lemon-Garlic Sauce

Category: Vegetables & Beans
Servings: 6
Prep + Cooking Time: 18 Minutes

Ingredients: (Conversion Chart)

  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 quarts water
  • 1 pound fresh haricot verts or french green beans, ends trimmed
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • teaspoon minced shallot
  • lemon
  • teaspoon salt


  1. Add 1 tablespoon salt to water, and bring to a boil in a large pot. Add beans and cook until tender-crisp, about 7 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat oil over low heat. Add garlic and shallot, and cook until fragrant, about 5 minutes. Remove pan from heat, and squeeze the lemon through a small strainer into the pan. Add teaspoon salt, and whisk sauce together.
  3. When beans are cooked, drain and place in a serving bowl. Pour garlic-lemon sauce over beans, and toss to coat.

Nutrition Info:

46 calories (1g protein, 6g carbohydrate, 2g fat, 97mg sodium) per serving

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