Green Beans with Lemon

Southern Living
Makes 6 to 8 servings


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2 quarts water
1 teaspoon salt
2 pounds tiny green beans
1/4 cup butter or margarine
2 tablespoons grated lemon rind
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon pepper


Bring 2 quarts water to a boil in a Dutch oven; add salt and beans. Cook 7 to 8 minutes; drain. Plunge into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain.

Melt butter in Dutch oven over medium heat; add beans, and sauté 2 minutes. Add lemon rind, and sauté 1 minute. Stir in lemon juice and pepper. Serve immediately.

Created date

February 2003