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Sautéed Green Beans with Fresh Thyme

Sautéed Green Beans with Fresh ThymeFresh green beans are lightly sautéed and tossed with lemon juice, fresh thyme and parsley in this simple, yet elegant side dish.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 teaspoon olive oil
1 pound green beans, trimmed
Fine sea salt and ground black pepper
1/4 cup water
2 teaspoons butter
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add green beans; season with salt and pepper. Cook for 4 to 6 minutes. Add water; cover. Cook for 2 more minutes. Uncover; cook for 30 seconds to evaporate the water.
  2. Add butter, garlic and thyme to skillet; cook for 2 minutes. Toss with parsley and lemon juice; serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings.

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