Lemony Green Beans

Southern Living
Lemony Green Beans Recipe
Photo: Tina Cornett; Styling: Leslie Byars Simpson
Makes 8 servings


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2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
6 green onions, chopped
1/2 cup chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil


Cook beans in boiling water to cover 15 minutes; drain. Place beans in a large bowl.

Whisk together lemon rind and next 4 ingredients. Pour mixture over beans. Add onions and basil, tossing to coat.

Created date

December 1999

Nutritional Information

Calories 56
Fat 1.8 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 155 mg