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green beans & garlic w/ lemon zest

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Antwerp, OH

I found this in my magazine: The Food Network & wanted to share it with all of you !!

(2 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For green beans & garlic w/ lemon zest

  • 2 lb
    green beans, ends trimmed
  • 1 Tbsp
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 3 lg
    garlic cloves - minced
  • 1 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon zest, grated
  • salt & ground pepper

How To Make green beans & garlic w/ lemon zest

  • 1
    Blanch green beans in a large stock pot of well salted boiling water until bright green in color and tender crisp, roughly 2 minutes. Drain and shock in a bowl of ice water to stop from cooking.
  • 2
    Heat a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Add the oil and the butter. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes and saute until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the beans and continue to saute until coated in the butter and heated through, about 5 minutes. Add lemon zest and season with salt and pepper.

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