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Lemony Green Beans

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound trimmed green beans
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 62
  • fat 3.1 g
  • satfat 1.9 g
  • sodium 152 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add green beans; cook 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain. Toss beans with butter, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.

Cook's Notes

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