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Fresh Green Beans with Lemon, Garlic & Parsley

Fresh Green Beans with Lemon, Garlic & ParsleyThese gorgeous green beans are prepared with lemon, garlic and parsley. Quick and easy to make, they are a great addition to any meal.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup water
1 1/4 pounds green beans, trimmed
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
1 large clove garlic, finely chopped
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
2 to 3 tablespoons chopped fresh flat leaf parsley

Cooking Directions:

  1. Add water to large skillet; bring to a boil. Add beans; cover. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook for 8 minutes or until beans are almost tender. Drain; set beans aside.
  2. Heat oil and butter in same skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add beans back to skillet along with lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring gently, for 2 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with parsley; toss gently to combine.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.