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Green Beans with Savory

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Try the same crisp-tender preparation with asparagus, sugar snap peas, or broccoli florets. Garnish with lemon slices.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried savory
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 61
  • caloriesfromfat 44 %
  • fat 3 g
  • satfat 1.8 g
  • monofat 0.7 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 2.1 g
  • carbohydrate 8.2 g
  • fiber 3.9 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 1.2 mg
  • sodium 245 mg
  • calcium 43 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook beans in boiling water 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain.

  2. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook 1 minute or until lightly browned. Add beans, juice, and savory to pan, tossing to coat. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.