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Green Beans with Lemon and Garlic

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Green Beans with Lemon and Garlic

Green Beans with Lemon and Garlic

Jessica Braider
Move over steamed green beans, there's a new, much more flavorful version in town!
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced, about 1 tsp.
  • 1 lb. green beans fresh or frozen
  • 1/8 lemon juice only, about 1 tsp.
  • 1/8 tsp. salt optional
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper optional


  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the garlic and stir it for 30 seconds until it is fragrant.
  • Stir in the green beans.
  • Cover the pan and steam the beans until they are tender, 5 - 8 minutes.
  • Add the lemon juice for the last minute of cooking, and season with salt and pepper, if desired.

Slow Cooker Directions

  • Put all ingredients in the slow cooker and add 1 cup of water or broth. Cook on low for 8 - 10 hours or on high for 4 - 5 hours. Use a slotted spoon to serve.


Nutritional Information Per Serving (% based upon daily values): Calories 45, Total Fat: 3g, 4%; Saturated Fat: 0g, 0%; Cholesterol: 0mg, 0%; Sodium: 0mg, 0%; Total Carbohydrate: 6g, 2%; Dietary Fiber: 3g, 12%; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 1g
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Keyword 30 Minutes (or less) Meals, All, Dairy-Free, Fall, Gluten-Free, Kid-Friendly, Kosher, Low Fat, Make-Ahead, No Added Sugar, Nut-Free, Side Dish, Slow Cooker, Spring, Summer, Super Scramble Express (20 minutes or less total), Vegan, Vegetarian, Winter
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