Lemony Green Beans

Oxmoor House
Prep: 2 minutes; Cook: 5 minutes. The light lemon flavor of these fresh beans is a nice complement to roasted turkey, chicken, or pork tenderloin.
4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


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2 tablespoons light butter
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice (about 1/2 lemon)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4 cups green beans, trimmed (about 1 pound)
2 tablespoons water


Place butter in a microwave-safe bowl; microwave at HIGH 20 seconds or until melted. Stir in lemon rind and next 3 ingredients. Set aside.

Place beans in a large microwave-safe bowl; add water. Cover and microwave at HIGH 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain well. Toss beans with butter mixture.

Created date

April 2008

Nutritional Information

Calories 53
Caloriesfromfat 53 %
Fat 3.1 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 2.1 g
Carbohydrate 6.5 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 187 mg
Calcium 33 mg