Green Beans with Browned Butter and Lemon

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4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)


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1 pound green beans, trimmed
1 1/2 tablespoons butter
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Total: 25 Minutes

1. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add green beans to pan; cook in boiling water 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and plunge beans into ice water; drain well.

2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; cook 2 minutes or until browned. Add beans to pan; cook 1 minute or until heated, stirring frequently. Stir in rind, juice, salt, and pepper.

Created date

February 2011

Nutritional Information

Calories 74
Fat 4.4 g
Satfat 2.7 g
Monofat 1.1 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 2.1 g
Carbohydrate 8.3 g
Fiber 3.9 g
Cholesterol 11 mg
Iron 1.2 mg
Sodium 155 mg
Calcium 44 mg