You can turn any ordinary side of green beans into an extraordinary accompaniment with the help of lemon.
1 (12-oz.) package fresh green beans
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 lemon half
How to Make It
Microwave green beans according to package directions for 3 minutes. Sauté beans, lemon zest, salt, and pepper in hot olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high until beans are hot and cooked tender-crisp, 2 to 3 minutes. Squeeze lemon half over beans, and serve immediately.